Saltcedar leaf beetles arrive in El P...

Saltcedar leaf beetles arrive in El Paso Valley

There are 2 comments on the Southwest Farm Press story from Jul 29, 2013, titled Saltcedar leaf beetles arrive in El Paso Valley. In it, Southwest Farm Press reports that:

There's a new bug in town, but entomologists say its arrival is good news for El Paso residents and the environment.

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Paul Foster

El Paso, TX

#1 Jul 30, 2013
My wife says that they call these beetles Mayate's in Mexico, that when she was little her grandfather use to catch them and tie sewing thread between the neck and wings and they would fly in circles for a long time till they would get tired.
Hank Dyson

El Paso, TX

#2 Jul 30, 2013
Paul Foster wrote:
My wife says that they call these beetles Mayate's in Mexico, that when she was little her grandfather use to catch them and tie sewing thread between the neck and wings and they would fly in circles for a long time till they would get tired.
It's a tar baby. You can't say any of those words anymore. The Liverpool FC has issued a banned list and it's available now. We all need to heed their sensitivities.

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