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Jun 15, 2020 1:34 AM CST

Morning all,

I was watering my Taro plants and caladiums this morning and I noticed a couple of leaves were alittle worst for wear, when I checked under the leaves I discovered, what look like bugs but they appeared to be motionless/not alive. Does anyone have idea what they could be?

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Many thanks
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Jun 19, 2020 9:17 AM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
Prof. plant consultant & educator
They look like aphid nymphs.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
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Jun 19, 2020 12:57 PM CST
Name: Greg Chrislip
Memphis, TN (Zone 7b)
Bookworm Cactus and Succulents Cat Lover Sempervivums
Hey Will I disagree, I believe the are Thrips. The body is too elongated for aphids
Entomologist
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Jun 19, 2020 3:22 PM CST
Name: Will Creed
NYC
Prof. plant consultant & educator
You may be right, Greg. Thanks.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
www.HorticulturalHelp.com
Contact me directly at wcreed@HorticulturalHelp.com
I now have a book available on indoor plant care
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