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Q.What is this bug and is it poisonous

Zone WA7 6QE | donnabanlin added on May 20, 2019 | Answered

Good Afternoon

Whilst pruning my rose bush, I came across a number of these bugs. Can you please advise what they are and if they are poisonous?

Many thanks

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Answered on May 20, 2019

That is a lady bug larvae, and will be a good plant companion. They are predatory and eat harmful insects to your plants. This article will give you more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/ladybug-egg-larvae-information.htm

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