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Feb 14, 2010 10:19 PM CST
|Lady bugs are one of the best aphid controls but they are not always in the adult form. |
This shows ladybugs that were present in my own yard in two stages we don't think are ladybugs.
They are never a threat to the eggs, cats, or adult butterflies; but they do feed on the aphids.
in the deep south tip of Texas
Mar 4, 2010 9:44 PM CST
|Hover Fly larva also chomp down on aphids. Pretty gruesome to watch. They nab an aphid and suck it dry!!! This is a very old photo - sorry for the quality...but you get the picture!|
My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.
Mar 5, 2010 7:52 AM CST
|Great picture, old or not. Thanks Cat.|
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