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Green Lacewing Eggs

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

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11 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Amazing,

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

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

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks Atul!!!! Happy New Year!

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

superb!!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks ava...added!

alicelongmartin
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 http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8022...



Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

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

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

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

Latimeria
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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zECnVZyY....

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

this are Green Lacewing eggs

LarryGraziano
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LarryGraziano

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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

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