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June 6, 2012

Black, Biting Bugs are Back

Tim Gibb, Extension Entomologist, Purdue University

The Insidious Flower Bug has been a biting nuisance in rural Indiana for the last few years. It appears that 2012 is no different – just earlier. We are beginning to see and feel the effects of these tiny bugs now.

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Insidious flower bug (Photo credit: Ho Jung Yoo)

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