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CLOSED: What are these bugs?

Coast range of, OR(Zone 8b)

I found a bunch of them on just one of my dahlias. They seem to be sucking water from the stems of the flowers. They make a funny pop sound when you squish them..... They are tiny - about 1/8 inch across.

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Las Cruces, NM

Aphids of some kind...

Patrick Alexander

Grantsboro, NC(Zone 8b)

Is that a voo do lily type flower? If it is I have never seen one that didn't attract bugs.


Coast range of, OR(Zone 8b)

It is a dahlia. I thought aphid were green...?

Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

Definitely aphids. BTW, they can be green, red, orange, or black depending on the species.

Coast range of, OR(Zone 8b)


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