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- Skeletonized leaves,i.e. leaf tissue consumed between veins, in early summer
- Leaves are eaten down to only midveins during late summer
- Attacks most dogwood, particularly gray dogwood
- Larvae change color pattern several times during their development
- After second molt, larvae are covered with white powdery substance and the fully grown larvae are yellow with black spots and head
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Four-lined plant bug
- Small, round depressed spots which may be brown, black or translucent on leaves
- Dead plant tissue may fall out causing a "shot hole" effect
- Newly hatched nymphs are red with black wing pads and become yellowish green with a black stripe on each wing pad as they develop
- Adults are ½ inch long, yellowish to yellow green in color with four longitudinal black stripes on the wing covers
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