Insect Pest Control
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Bugs on Trees

Anonymous added on August 1, 2011 | Answered

I have swarms of an unidentified bug hanging on the underside of my tree branches. The bug, or at least the carcus, looks like a tiny golden brown armadillo. Can you tell me what this could possibly be? Illinois area.

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    Nikki
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on August 2, 2011

    It might be bagworms:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/treatment-bagworms.htm

    Or possibly cicadas:
    http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cicadas/13or17year.html

    Your area is not due for them until next year, but pockets of "early birds" can exist.

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