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Olney, MD
soniczoom5
May 22, 2018 8:37 AM CST
are these leafminer eggs or something else? thanks
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
May 22, 2018 11:53 AM CST
Best I can tell, on my phone.
They look like aphids.
Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
May 22, 2018 1:16 PM CST
Welcome!

It's hard to tell from the picture, do they move if you poke them? Leafminer eggs on spinach look like these pictures:

https://marylandgrows.umd.edu/...
Olney, MD
soniczoom5
May 22, 2018 1:54 PM CST





They do move!
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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sooby
May 22, 2018 2:10 PM CST
soniczoom5 said:They do move!


Then Philip is probably right, aphids.
Olney, MD
soniczoom5
May 22, 2018 2:11 PM CST
sooby said:

Then Philip is probably right, aphids.


Great thanks for everyone's help!

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