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Bug Eggs


Beetle that hatched from colourfull eggs on lemon tree


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

2 Species ID Suggestions

Little Rex
Little Rex 11 years ago
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Halyomorpha halys Species Halyomorpha halys - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - BugGuide.Net
Keegan 11 years ago
Stink bug

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57 Comments (1–25)

staccyh 9 years ago

Awesome little smiley faces. Great series!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 years ago

Little smiley faces. Neat :-)

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 10 years ago

Great work, Vic!!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 10 years ago

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

Dr.PonMalar 11 years ago

looking cute..

Smith'sZoo 11 years ago


YukoChartraw 11 years ago

OMG this is unbelievable! Great series!

Adam Braz tb2
Adam Braz tb2 11 years ago

Lol the eggs look like smily faces!

YurianaMartínez 11 years ago

its just...amazing

MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

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

CourtneyVerk 11 years ago

Excellent spotting!

rutasandinas 11 years ago

Super parecen que fueran pintados

KarenL 11 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 11 years ago

especially like the third photo

kwalker 11 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 11 years ago

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

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Another link that looks too close for comfort...

windmustache 11 years ago

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

CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

WOW! So strange and awesome!

Little Rex
Little Rex 11 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 11 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 and compare to your pic#3.

Little Rex
Little Rex 11 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 11 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.

AnnvanWijgerden 11 years ago

THE CUTE-st eggs and bugs !!!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 11 years ago

I have never seen such artistic eggs. :)

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NSW, Australia

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

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