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Lacewing eggs

Chrysopidae sp.


These are the eggs of a delicate insect, usually pale greenish in colour with transparent wings, large compound eyes. The eggs are laid on a single fine stalk usually on a leaf or plant stalk.


Found in many environments in Australia. These ones on Cycad plant in garden.

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kdpicturemaker 7 years ago

Thank you Mari du Preez for comment. The silk stalk is less than half 0.05cm or a quarter of an inch in length. These were on the underside of the cycad frond.

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Mari du Preez 7 years ago

fantastic capture! i've never seen it!

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Feb 3, 2014
Submitted on Feb 9, 2014

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