Redstick
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Friend or Foe? What bug is this?

I'm having trouble identifying these blue and orange insects all over my eggplants. What are these guys? Are they friend or foe?
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JONA
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Re: Friend or Foe? What bug is this?

That's the larvae of a ladybird...bug.
Definately a friend.
John

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Re: Friend or Foe? What bug is this?

Oooohhh! Lady bug babies! They eat aphids (bad bugs) like kids eat candy. Definitely good bugs!

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Re: Friend or Foe? What bug is this?

Thanks!

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