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Pest on tomato and sweet pepper

Posted by heatherlynn74 NH (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 5, 13 at 19:40

Can anyone identify this bug for me, I found one on my tomato and two on my sweet pepper. Both plants were purchased from burpee. I haven't found anymore bugs on anything I started from seed.


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RE: Pest on tomato and sweet pepper

The Clavate Tortoise Beetle - a type of leaf beetle.
You don't want it there.

(Cucumber Beetles, Flea Beetles, Potato Beetles are other leaf beetle examples).

Here is a link that might be useful: How to Kill Tortoise Beetles on Tomato Plants


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