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Tiny newly emerged nymphs guarded by mom who is just visible hiding around the back of the seed head.
Semi rural wildlife habitat.
Photos added of 10 day old nymph (# 3 & 4) Note the molt at the bottom of photo 4.
Thanks for your advice Alice. I usually leave things alone & let nature take its course but these were on a small mexican milkweed in a newly created bed so I think that is a good idea!
You may want to shake those off into a bucket of soapy water. They may destroy your plant.
Spotted on Jun 20, 2012 Submitted on Jun 21, 2012
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