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Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

August 22, 2001
3:53 PM

Post #11382

they look like lady bugs without the spots -they are a pale orange and they bite as soon as they land on you. They are eating the peaches,pears and apples. They are on the flowers too. someone said japaneses beetles-nothing ive ever seen
the skies are full of them!!!
Crestview, FL
(Zone 7b)

August 23, 2001
12:35 PM

Post #114525

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Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

August 23, 2001
5:47 PM

Post #114696

yes that looks like it-is after my flowers?
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 24, 2001
5:59 AM

Post #115110

No - they're beneficial. They munch on aphids! *smack smack*. They can be a nuisance if they head inside during the cold months, though. Some folks vacuum the clusters of 'em up and put 'em outside somewhere away from their homes!
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

August 31, 2001
11:27 PM

Post #119369

I just found out that these lady bugs were brought here to eat the purple loostrife that is in the ditches and marshes.
I guess its getting out of hand-these bugs are eating everyones fruit-peaches n pears are being wiped out!!!
These bugs bite you the second they land on you-Ive been bitin proably 50 times out in my garden-its unreal!!!
GOOD THINKING-like the vine down south!!!

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