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Kbsheppa
May 13, 2020 8:09 AM CST
Have small pill bug looking bugs on new squash plants. Creating holes in stems. Are these nymph squash bugs? What can I do to save plant?
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DaisyI
May 13, 2020 4:42 PM CST
Welcome!

They really are pill bugs and they are eating your cucumbers.
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gardenfish
May 14, 2020 1:16 AM CST
I agree Normally they eat decaying plant material, but they will eat young plants. You have the evidence in your pic.
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