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I have NO idea what this is, not even sure if it belongs in the arthropod category or not. I found about 10 of these TINY, round, nest-like shells growing/attached to the dead stems of White Loose Strife (5th picture is of the White Loose Strife patch that's gone to seed where I found these things). Each of the "shells" had about 3 small, creamy-white eggs or seeds sticking inside of them. Ball point pen is for size reference.
Found attached to dead stems of White Loose Strife flowers, on the flower bed of the patch of strife.
Does anyone know what these are?
Spotted on Oct 1, 2011
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011