Return to the Tomato Pests & Diseases Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
shot holes in leaves, tiny winged insect

Posted by kozureokami (My Page) on
Sun, May 21, 06 at 18:31

Hi, I'm fairly new to gardening, so please bear with me. I transplanted healthy tomato plants about ten days ago. I woke up yesterday and found the leaves, particularly those near the bottom, shot with tiny holes. I immediately thought of flea beetles, but all I can find are *very* tiny winged insects with bodies smaller than that of a deer tick. They are really tiny. I can't even be certain that this is what has caused the damage--I'm just assuming so because after watching for two days, these are the only insects I see. Any ideas?

Thanks for your help.
k.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: shot holes in leaves, tiny winged insect

  • Posted by rhyno z7 Balt. MD (My Page) on
    Mon, May 22, 06 at 9:23

I think that I've seen the same on one of my plants. I think that they came from some creeping vine that we have in the yard.

I'll await an expert's answer.

Jeff


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Tomato Pests & Diseases Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here