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What kind of eggs are these??

Posted by shiollie z5 MI (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 3, 06 at 7:32

They are only on one part of the passie that is arial, Ihave never seen these before. Do you think they are butterfly eggs??
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RE: What kind of eggs are these??

Did you ever find out what kind of eggs these are? The reason Im asking is that early this morning I went out for my 5am touchy/feely time with my Passi's; and I started wiping off what I thought were Dust or Tiny Bug Specs on a Lower Leaf of my Sapphire and then after I wiped most off I realized this specky dust was hanging in the air. So I bent down and took a closer look and I realized it was the same "egg" you have pictured above. I only have 2 left on mine but they weren't on a stem they are actually standing straight up on the top of a large Bottom Leaf; which I thought was odd; you would think that whatever layed them would want them protected under the leaf. I figure I will leave them alone 2 eggs can't do all that much harm.


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RE: What kind of eggs are these??

Lacewing eggs? Those are good guys!


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RE: What kind of eggs are these??

Thank you soooooo much eclpsprinc!!! yes, they are indeed lacewing eggs. the eggs in the above pic are almost ready to hatch, I do hav one plant that is getting eaten by spider mites so I am thinking that they will have lots to eat. Just as a side note I found a fresh egg on one of my brugs( it is still green) and on the next leaf there is a cluster of aphids.. can you say dinner bell?? LOL


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RE: What kind of eggs are these??

i wish I would of read this like an hour ago lol! I just brushed of a bunch of those from some lav ladies.. they are freaky looking.
~SJN


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