The Q&A Archives: Black insects that eat plant leaves!

Question: I bought beautiful bougainvillea's from Home Depot. Over this last weekend, much of the leaves of the bougainvillea were eaten by, I believe, black bugs. I noticed these very small black barrel shaped bugs all over the ground and/or the top of the leaves (I assume they are bugs &/or could even be poop). I do not know what they are. Please tell me what they are & what I can do to fix my issue.Thx!


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