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Can anyone tell me what these bugs are and if they are harmful? All over my Lilies!
 

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If you look closely at the pictures you can see them sucking on the plant, so yes, they are harmful and their name is APHID.
 
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What kind of aphid is that @Chuck ? I haven't seen one like it here. We do seem to have a lot of different bugs between us - those ones look as if they have snouts a bit like the weevil family???? I know you have giant wood aphids there in the USA.
 

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If you look closely at the pictures you can see them sucking on the plant, so yes, they are harmful and their name is APHID.
Really? They don’t look like the usual aphids we get. And they were mostly just on the anthers.
 
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What kind of aphid is that @Chuck ? I haven't seen one like it here. We do seem to have a lot of different bugs between us - those ones look as if they have snouts a bit like the weevil family???? I know you have giant wood aphids there in the USA.
There is definitely something wrong, either with my brain or my fingers. Why I typed APHID I don't have a clue. What I meant to type was BEETLE. I think what it is, or what it looks like, is called a Viburnum Beetle. If they are what you have they also enjoy tomatoes as I had an invasion of them this spring. They suck and chew leaves. I didn't know what they were for sure but I found a picture on google and then researched it further and Viburnum Beetle was the answer. Spinosad Soap made short work of them but not before they destroyed at least 20 tomato trusses. It was the first time I had ever seen this bug. Speaking of seeing things perhaps I should go see some kind of brain doctor.
 
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Oh stoppit Chuck.
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There is nothing wrong with your brain. The thing is, there have been so many questions to answer, and so few with so much information, you are probably suffering from overload.
When I can't find the car keys or phone etc Zigs usually suggests I look in the fridge - and he's sometimes right.

I have just spent a gripping hour reading up on weevils and beetles all over the world, and didn't realise just how many there are. I wonder if we are even aware of some. I found this one fascinating in particular
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Oh stoppit Chuck. View attachment 83753 There is nothing wrong with your brain. The thing is, there have been so many questions to answer, and so few with so much information, you are probably suffering from overload.
When I can't find the car keys or phone etc Zigs usually suggests I look in the fridge - and he's sometimes right.

I have just spent a gripping hour reading up on weevils and beetles all over the world, and didn't realise just how many there are. I wonder if we are even aware of some. I found this one fascinating in particular View attachment 83754
I knew there were quite a few beetles and weevils about but I had no idea until I looked it up. A paltry 97,000 species of weevils and (I had no idea) at least 350,000 species of beetle.
 
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