Plum Trees
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Bugs on plum tree

Zone Abingdon UK | mjr8591 added on June 8, 2018 | Answered

My plum tree is in a very sorry state. It was attacked by plum leaf curl aphid, now what small amount if fruit there is is being eaten by a curious orange and black bug, which I would be grateful if someone could identify from the example attached

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 9, 2018

That appears to be a ladybug larvae, but since it is eating the fruit it leads me to believe that it is its close relative, and hybrid cousin... The Asian Ladybeetle larvae.

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