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tsh1773
08-03-2005, 01:02 PM
Can someone please provide the correct spelling of the insect secata? It's a huge looking fly that I believe has built cocoons on my leyland cypress and almost killed it. I saw one at the bottom of the trunk. The tree must have 50 cocoons on it. I need to know what to do about them without having to call Terminix.

tsh1773
08-03-2005, 01:30 PM
Ok I found the correct spelling: Cicada. Now how do I get rid of them.

kcchiefs58
08-03-2005, 01:34 PM
I believe you spell it cicada

arborist-28
08-03-2005, 01:39 PM
The strongest treatment is a combination of BIFEN
and SPREADER STICKER. The Bifen will both kill
and repel cicadas. Its odorless, won't hurt any
plant and will provide 2-4 weeks of residual...c

tsh1773
08-03-2005, 01:55 PM
It turns out the cocoons are bag worms. Problem solved.