A Question

Hampton, Jack andrew1 at coshocton.com
Wed Aug 18 21:09:06 EDT 1999

I'd like a guess from whom ever would be so kind on this knowledgeable
list. I have a friend on another list that ask this question and no one
had any idea. I told her I would put it on the table here at the LEPS
list. So, any ideas about her problem?


I was out trying to collect seeds from my white butterfly weed and I
these little fuzzy bugs underneath a leaf.  I've never seen them before,
they were eating the leaves.
They were no bigger than a grain of rice, fuzzy and black, but when you
up close they had white and yellow tufts as well.  I know monarch larvae
quite large, because I see them quite frequently, but what are these?
Vickie,  Zone 6
Southern York County,  PA

Thank you one and all

Carrie Hampton

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