Cactus and Critters

Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

I found junior hanging out with the 'Old Man'. And another critter on this Lobivia bloom.

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Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

And these guys were having a convention on an Opuntia.

This message was edited Jun 18, 2012 8:30 PM

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Rodeo, CA(Zone 9b)

What are the critters hanging out on the Opuntia? Maybe you should move the praying menace over to the opuntia.

Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

I thimk they were aphids. And that would have been a good idea, but insecticidal soap took care of them before I found the mantis

Phoenix, AZ(Zone 9b)

They might be these bugs.
Cactus Coreid Bug (Cheilinidea vittiger)

Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

It could be these.

Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

This little guy is at the end of his rope.

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Sun Lakes, AZ(Zone 9a)

He looks like he is hanging on for dear life!

Perth, United Kingdom(Zone 7b)

I got a good shot few years ago of a spider catching another spider on an Opuntia:

Cannelton, IN(Zone 6b)

I remember that picture, Dave. Here's a bee on E. crown of thorns.

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Carmichael, CA(Zone 9b)

I thought this guy was cute until I realized he was eating holes in the leaves.

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