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Tiny eggs I have found these on a string of a spider's web. I'm still a little puzzled by how did they got there and to which species do they belong, but I guess these are two questions that are not easy to answer.  Acrosternum heegeri,Closeup,Eggs,Europe,Geotagged,Macro,Portugal,Summer,insect,summer,tiny Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Tiny eggs

I have found these on a string of a spider's web. I'm still a little puzzled by how did they got there and to which species do they belong, but I guess these are two questions that are not easy to answer.

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  1. How bizarre! They look a bit like stink bug eggs. Hopefully someone will have a definitive answer! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Agree. Arp has a pretty useful list:
      Posted 11 months ago
      1. Nice list, I have a few photos of tiny eggs that may be a good addition to it ^_^ Posted 11 months ago
    2. Hi Claire, I found this eggs on a bush were there are a lot of stink bugs so that makes a lot of sense ;-) Posted 11 months ago
      1. Still a very interesting find! Posted 11 months ago
        1. Thank you :-) Posted 11 months ago
  2. I have found a couple of references similar to this on Bug guide:
    https://bugguide.net/node/view/1548935
    https://bugguide.net/node/view/521840

    Hope this helps!
    Posted 11 months ago
  3. Cool find, Flavio! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks a lot Christine :-D Posted 11 months ago
  4. Well done in finding an ID!! Posted 11 months ago
    1. ^_^ thanks for your suggestion ^_^ Posted 11 months ago
      1. You are welcome! Posted 11 months ago

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Acrosternum is a genus of stink bugs in the family Pentatomidae.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Sep 18, 2021. Captured Aug 13, 2021 07:57 in N398, 8700 Moncarapacho, Portugal.
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  • f/1.0
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  • ISO400
  • 100mm