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Garden Pests and Diseases: Orange bugs at base of Oak Tree

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SavvyDaze
Lady's Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

October 16, 2012
7:49 AM

Post #9306926

I noticed small colonies of what appears to be orange bugs of some kind at the base of one of my oak trees. I don't see these on any of the other oak trees. Can anyone identify what these are?
Thanks

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vossner
Richmond, TX
(Zone 9a)

October 16, 2012
8:09 AM

Post #9306951

not a bug

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scutellinia_scutellata



SavvyDaze
Lady's Island, SC
(Zone 8b)

October 16, 2012
10:12 AM

Post #9307080

Thanks! That's exactly what it is!

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