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Green Lacewing Eggs


these little eggs are just that...tiny. the actual egg can't measure more than 1 or 2mm and they are connected to the plant by a little string. they were laid on a dead banana trunk leaf.


tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica one month into the six month dry season.

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Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago


Atul 9 years ago

wish you the same and have a great year ahead full of health and great spottings!!

LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks Atul!!!! Happy New Year!

Atul 9 years ago


LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks ava...added!

alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Fascinating eggs!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

There's an eggs of the world mission this lovely spotting could go into at

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

Yep, this are Chrysopidae characteristic eggs. I have seen adults laying the eggs, very interesting shape.

LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Gracias Juan!!! Que pasas bien en esta anio nuevo!!!

Latimeria 9 years ago

Lacewing eggs! They're in the order Neuroptera. The only lacewings I've had much contact with have been those in the family Chrysopidae, but I'm hesitant to say these eggs are from lacewings in that family. Here's a great video from the BBC series "Life in the Undergrowth," showing a green lacewing laying her eggs:

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

this are Green Lacewing eggs

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 1, 2012
Submitted on Jan 1, 2012

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