I don’t recall giving permission for a nasty ass bug orgy on my pomegranates. GAH. THIS IS DISGUSTING ON SO MANY LEVELS.
Here’s one of their horrid offspring:
Thanks to http://www.austinbug.com/coreidae.html for the help in identifying this infestation.
To get rid of these monsters:
This link is to the Aggie Horticulture site. You can pick the bugs off the plant and drown them. I know a person who uses a shop-vac to suck them up. That’s also good. You can also go nuclear and get bug killer with permethrin in it.
I had ZERO luck with any other methods. None of the “organic” killers did a darn thing to the bugs.