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Sheila_FW

Sheila_FW
Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 7, 2012
3:58 PM

Post #9298885

Saw this bug on Prickly Pear Cactus during a walk in the woods yesterday, just south of Fort Worth in Central Texas. Anyone give me an id? Sorry about the phone picture...no camera with me. The ones on the paddle were more redish, but the same bug.

We were looking and talking about the Cochineal insects that were on the cacus when we noticed these.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

October 8, 2012
12:45 AM

Post #9299191

Cactus bug nymphs = http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/c_v_aequoris.htm

Sheila_FW

Sheila_FW
Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 8, 2012
6:49 AM

Post #9299359

Chelinidea vittiger aequoris it is. Thanks Flapdoodle!
Oh and it isn't in the bugfiles...can someone add it? I will post my pics there if someone can.

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