Solved Bug indntification please

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  1. kazzawazza

    kazzawazza Total Gardener

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    Can somebody please identify this bug for me, found on my Brug that’s being eaten. Is it this culprit?

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      Morning @kazzawazza I have had a look but can't find anything but I am sure one of our friends will be along soon,took the liberty of enlarging the subject.hope that was OK:smile:

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        I don't know what it is but guessing that it's a fly of some sort. Going by it's lack of suckers I'd say that's not the culprit, generally it's the small aphid type things that stick their suckers into the plant that are the problem (although not on Brugs in my experience). I have seen your other thread and know that Red Spider Mite is the prime suspect. The above fly may have larvae that could be the problem but I doubt it. I think you need to rule this one out and get a magnifying glass. Actually I'll take my own advice and go and look at mine to see if I can spot any nibbly things. I'll post back later on your other thread :blue thumb:
         
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          If that is a sawfly, the caterpillars can devastate leaves.
           
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            Posted what I found under my Brug leaves on your other thread @kazzawazza
             
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              Good morning @kazzawazza my friend I got in touch with an entomologist friend of mine Joe asking what this bug is and he said ,hope this helps:smile:
              That's a neuropteran rather than a bug, Woo- it seems to be one of the 'dustywings' - a difficult group of very small lacewings.
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                Well done Woo, as far as I know lacewings are beneficial as they eat smaller insects.
                 
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