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  1. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    Douglas-fir, hemlock, white spruce, and various species of pine, where they use their piercing-sucking ... HYG-2106 03/09/2010 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Susan C. Jones, Department of ... western pine-seed bug, belongs to a small group of true bugs called the leaf-footed bugs. As the name ...

  2. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    Lady beetles, which are sometimes called ladybugs or lady bird beetles, are familiar insects in many ... parts of the United States. Lady beetles generally are beneficial predators that consume aphids, scale ... Assembly (1). Lady beetles are also state insects for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and ...

  3. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    as it gets older and develops a thicker layer of bark, but it is recommended the trunks be protected. ... plants in the spring for trunk damage. If the bark is lifted completely around the trunk, prune the trunk ... occasionally outside. Japanese beetles will feed on the leaves. There are several reports of cats digging up ...

  4. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    the abdomen. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Shetlar, OSU Entomology.) Identification Carpenter bees are large ... Eastern species of carpenter bees prefer softwoods such as cedar, redwood, cypress, pine, and fir. The ... with bark, but they can nest in a wide variety of wood products, including fence posts, utility poles, ...

  5. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    hardwood trees, pines, shrubs, and vines. Identification Spotted lanternfly is not a fly, but a type of ...

  6. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    a hose to provide effective control. Japanese beetles can be a concern on several species, so gardeners ... are encouraged to scout early for beetles. Effective control can be achieved if adults are picked off ... cinnamon-colored bark on older stems. Close up of one bloom of H. anomala petiolaris. Panicle hydrangeas Hydrangea ...

  7. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    determining whether a plant is a pine or a spruce, determining if it is naturally variegated or deciding if it ... damage caused by Japanese beetles.  Typically, diagnostics is a process to come up with the best possible ... with only the veins remaining is relatively easy if Japanese beetles are swarming the tree. Of course, ...

  8. Cottony Maple Scale and Its Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-62

    ENT-62 05/13/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology The cottony ... black lady beetles. The most common one, Hyperaspis signata, has a larva that looks like a mealybug. ... Both the adults and larvae enter ovisacs to feed on the egg masses. These lady beetles continue to feed ...

  9. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    HYG-2143 10/05/2011 David J. Shetlar In most situations it is best not to eliminate ground-nesting ... loose bark, in hollow trees, or other protected places. They emerge in May, and search for old nests of ... body. Females usually nest in rotting wood or under loose bark of dead trees. The females dig 1/8- to ...

  10. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    utilize their long ovipositors to deposit eggs singly or in groups in protected cavities under tree bark ... such as aphids, psyllids, grasshoppers, beetle larvae, slugs, mites and caterpillars. As generalists, ... they will also capture and consume other beneficial arthropods including lady beetle eggs, spiders and ...

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