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Predatory Stink Bug Eggs

Podisus sp.

Description:

Bronzey-gold metallic eggs. Possibly Podisus maculiventris. Similar to this spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/585...

Habitat:

Lantana in a weedy, suburban yard

1 Species ID Suggestions

Florida predatory stink bug
Euthyrhynchus floridanus Florida predatory stink bug - Euthyrhynchus floridanus (Linnaeus)


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5 Comments

Machi
Machi 6 years ago

I think they are stink/shield bug eggs, but I don't know about Euthyrhynchus floridanus. These eggs were distinctly metallic and shiny, whereas the photos I could find online are not. I don't know how variable egg color is, but I can't imagine it would vary much within a species.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Predatory shield bug eggs... compare here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/159...

BonnieLHuntsinger
BonnieLHuntsinger 6 years ago

Very interesting!!!

HayleyBoBailey
HayleyBoBailey 6 years ago

Awesome! They look like little gold beads!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Beautiful little eggs, maybe Hemipteran eggs? Pentatomidae?

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2014
Submitted on Jun 27, 2014

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