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What kind of insect eggs or disease is this?

Posted by tpmommy none (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 17, 13 at 11:10

I woke up this morning to find these little white patches on 1 of my tomato plants. There are 3 clusters. One cluster s on a stem. Two clusters are on the back of a leaf. They are tiny, maybe 2 mm x 1 cm in size, with a ton of little white lines. Are these eggs of some kind? Beneficial or not? Thanks in advance!

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RE: What kind of insect eggs or disease is this?

Here's another pic of the other leaf - the eggs are more disorganized here. And on the same plant, we have a lovely praying mantis that is about 3 inches long. Could it be her eggs?

RE: What kind of insect eggs or disease is this?

Yes, that looks like a praying mantis egg case to me. A good thing to have!

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