bug on tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

Pasadena, Te
Question by caljoflar
May 13, 2009
There are orange and black, ant like bugs on my tomato plants. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Answer from NGA
May 13, 2009


If they are orange and black and kind of alligator shaped, they are ladybug larvae. Don't harm them and they will turn into ladybugs who will feast on any aphids on your plants. Give them another week or two to mature and they will fly away on their own.

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