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Some are open. Hatched?
Wow, Sergio, incrível macro!!
Martin, I andJgorneau hat a talk about this one. Considering that you know a lot about these guys, do you mind to give us an expert's opinion?
Jgorneau: :-) , fun indeed. Too bad Martin is not here, he knows a lot about these bugs.
Awesome! Comment with what you see! Just keep in mind, it was only a hypothesis; I am definitely not an entomologist, though it sounds fun!
Jgorneau, that seems a very good hypothesis. The eggs are so small that I could only see them well after I edited the photos. And I think that there is something inside them. I'll try to find info about them, and will go back where I spotted them tomorrow, to see how they are developing.
They could very well have hatched, though I do not think they would hatch so neatly. Maybe, as in moths and butterflies, the female laid an egg, and some of them have not yet been fertilized. In moths and butterflies, a hole is open to unfertilized eggs, so the sperm can enter through the hole and unite with egg.
Spotted on Jun 11, 2012 Submitted on Jun 11, 2012
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