|They start out as tiny red with black legs. The next step I saw was black satin top and stop sign red underside.Never saw one fly. They turned >5 year healthy perrenial that into brown leaves from the ground up.The plants that survived had green leaves left on top.We're in Central AL and last year there were a few of these, no plant damaged noticed.This year over run with them. Katy|
|I can't tell from your description but there's a website that you might find helpful: http://bugguide.net/node/view/...
Just scroll down through the pictures until you find one that matches your pest. Once you know what it is you will be able to Google the name and find a control for it. Good luck in your search!