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Bug Eggs

Description:

Beetle that hatched from colourfull eggs on lemon tree

Habitat:

Lemon tree... have seen the eggs on lemons as well as leaves

2 Species ID Suggestions

Little Rex
Little Rex 10 years ago
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Halyomorpha halys Species Halyomorpha halys - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - BugGuide.Net
Keegan
Keegan 10 years ago
Stink bug
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57 Comments (1–25)

staccyh
staccyh 8 years ago

Awesome little smiley faces. Great series!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 years ago

Little smiley faces. Neat :-)

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 9 years ago

Great work, Vic!!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 9 years ago

Yellow arrows... Now we've been humbled by the natural evolutionary process... :/

Dr.PonMalar
Dr.PonMalar 10 years ago

looking cute..

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 10 years ago

Super!!!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 10 years ago

OMG this is unbelievable! Great series!

Adam Braz tb2
Adam Braz tb2 10 years ago

Lol the eggs look like smily faces!

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 10 years ago

its just...amazing

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 10 years ago

WOW!!!!!!! Fascinating!!!!

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

Excellent spotting!

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Super parecen que fueran pintados

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Hi Vic! Now that Rex has taken the time to identify this for you please can you add the common & scientific names in edit so this can come off of the unidentified list. Thanks!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

especially like the third photo

kwalker
kwalker 10 years ago

Hi Vic. I can confirm that this is not Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Halyomorpha halys - and thank goodness. BTW - Superb pictures!

robo panda
robo panda 10 years ago

Those eggs are pretty cool!!!!! At first I thought they were beads.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Another link that looks too close for comfort...
http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2010/07/23/n...

windmustache
windmustache 10 years ago

Wooow!!!!!! I love that!! Thanks for sharing.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 10 years ago

WOW! So strange and awesome!

Little Rex
Little Rex 10 years ago

I agree with argybee, maybe keep them for a while. Their adult forms or maybe some later instars of those bugs would make a clearer ID.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

@Vic... I hope Little Rex is wrong with his suggested ID but just in case maybe you should contain those bugs if possible until an accurate ID is made. His suggestion looks awfully close and 'Shell Harbour' is a potential entry point for pests. Have a look at this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Brown_... and compare to your pic#3.

Little Rex
Little Rex 10 years ago

Ooh... Well, at least they're not there. They look like quite a pest in the areas that have them. Oh well, my bad :3 Still, great photos! I can't help smiling back at those gleeful looking eggs! :D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

@Little Rex... the "Brown Marmorated stink bug" is not in Australia. We are certainly worried about it getting here and guard carefully against that happening. I think you have got very close with your ID but not quite right.

http://padil.gov.au/pests-and-diseases/P...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

THE CUTE-st eggs and bugs !!!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

I have never seen such artistic eggs. :)

Vic
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Vic

NSW, Australia

Spotted on Jan 3, 2012
Submitted on Jan 3, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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