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Cotton Lacebugs

Corythucha gossypii

How They Eat
  • Sucking Mouthparts
Plants Affected
  • Orchid Trees, Akia
Signs & Symptoms
  • Yellowing of Leaves

  • Veins of leaves tend to remain pale green

How to Fix the Problem
  • Small Plants– remove the leaves and discard (not in compost pile!)

  • Larger Plants or heavy infestations - pruning

  • Soaps are good but you need to hit the insect