you aren’t kidding are you?, I trimmed 3 of the leaves laying in the dirt and 2 leaves with tiny spots and going yellow. I put them in a jar as I was going along. When I finished the trim, I dumped leaves on a white china plate did some playing with the leaves and used a cheap 30x magnifying glass and could just barely see what could be a nymph because of those lines across it and maybe a slight orange color to it, in fact, it was the orange color that gave it away in the first place, I was about give it up I didn’t find anything when something caught my eye. As I was looking for another one I thought I saw, with a jeweler’s loupe I could see the smallest little pincher bug I’ve ever seen. So, those are thrips, no wonder plants can just start shriveling up!. It seems like I have only spider mites out in my squash, it’s just getting started as well, but the mites are on both sides of the leaves, so maybe they arent, thank you, Jamesgang.