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jpofsunya
Staten Island, NY
(Zone 6b)

April 25, 2013
6:36 PM

Post #9497281

Hoping that this picture is high enough resolution to identify this, despite the small size.

There were dozens (hundreds?) nesting and so it seems, eating the flowerbuds of my kale, planted last year.

Any help is much appreciated.

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kwanjin

kwanjin
West Valley City, UT
(Zone 7a)

April 25, 2013
9:54 PM

Post #9497450

I can't see enough detail to even make a guess.
ssipes
Murphysboro, IL
(Zone 6b)

April 26, 2013
4:53 AM

Post #9497583

It looks like a mealy bug of some kind to me. Were the bugs covered with white fluffy stuff?

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