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Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.

Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant. I have no idea what kind of bugs these are. If anyone knows what they are and how to get rid of them I would greatly appreciate it!
Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.
Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.
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Re: Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.

It is the nymph of either the assassin bug or leaf footed bug. I'm not good at telling them apart but I am going to guess leaf foot because there are a lot of them. I don't think assassin bugs congregate so much. The adults are easier to tell apart. Assassin bugs are good ones to have in your garden, they eat bugs you don't want. The leaf foots are bad guys.

You can google more info and pictures about them. I would do it, but I am doing this on my phone and it is complicated.
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Re: Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.

OK so I'm home and have a computer again.

Here's leaf footed bug nymphs:
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http://dpughphoto.com/images/leaffooted ... 053107.JPG

here's an assassin bug nymph:
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http://www.whatsthatbug.com/wp-content/ ... _nymph.jpg


Here's a previous thread we had about them, with links to info about how to tell them apart:

http://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/vi ... hp?t=39645
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Re: Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.

Thank you so much!

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Re: Unknown red and dark blue bugs on raspberry plant.

So did yoy figure out which you have? Probably leaf foots?
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