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I've noticed a couple of these guys scooting around the walls of my bins. What are these? I hope they aren't lady bugs... aren't lady bugs "bug predators" I hope they don't hurt my worms.

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Comment by Christy Ruffner on May 14, 2008 at 11:43am
That looks like a spider mite unless it's the size of a lady bug. Hard to tell the size. Let me know.
Comment by Nathan Scholten on May 14, 2008 at 7:32pm
Entymology is not my strong point but I don't think it is a lady bug.
However, if it was it would be a good thing because they eat mites, and smaller pests.
They leave the larger "insects" alone.
Comment by Jeannene on November 20, 2008 at 12:57pm
Would lady-bugs hurt the worms? If they wouldn't it seems like a good solution to the mite problems some of us have.
Comment by Chalen Godwin on April 11, 2010 at 12:57pm
if it is a lady bug, they will eat aphids, which eat your plants you grow =(


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