Lotsa baby bugs everywhere

Tessiess, SoCal Inland, 9b, 1272' elevMay 19, 2012

Yesterday I noted multiple chomped on leaves on my rose bushes. Plus there were small populations of aphids and numerous katydids. They made the mistake of chowing down on Polareis. Unfortunately for them that rose had a praying mantid egg case attached and this morning Polareis became home to many baby mantids. No katydids.

Here's Polareis this afternoon.


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jerijen(Zone 10)



    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 5:44PM
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ditto - That is my most favorite of all of the "bug" pictures I have seen on here - hope they spread out all over your garden!


    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 7:50PM
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JessicaBe(5-6 Central Ohio)

send some my way :)

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 8:57PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Hey, that's cool. I've never seen a bunch of baby mantises before. They are cute, aren't they!


    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 11:11PM
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Cute as Martians. Great photo and great lesson: thanks!

    Bookmark   May 20, 2012 at 1:43AM
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