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    Default Re: Better late than never

    I believe that the yellow was pollen from the flower (Sago Lilly) that they were on.

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    Default Re: Better late than never

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewmaster View Post
    I am not sure what the insects are, but I don't not believe they are Emerald Ash Borers. Based on the Michigan State University Extension website, the description of the Emerald Ash Borer is:

    Adults are roughly 3/8 to 5/8 inch long with metallic green wing covers, (also looks like tinted with purple on the edge of the wing cases), and a coppery red or purple abdomen.

    http://www.emeraldashborer.info/files/E2944.pdf

    The insects in Sasha's photos have a bright yellow color on their back and/or bottom.
    Brewmaster, thanks for the link..the insects in Sasha's pic have a different shaped head.
    Dan

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    Default Re: Better late than never

    Makes me want to pack my bags and get out to Idaho, Sasha. Thanks for the post.

    Cheers!
    Michael

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