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Eurydema oleracea ovae Batch of eggs Eggs,Eurydema,Eurydema oleracea,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Jane's garden,Ovae,Pentatomidae,Strachiini,nl: Koolschidwants Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. That is stunning! Posted 4 years ago
    1. I can't for the life of me think of a reason why such a pattern on eggs would be a plus in the survival of the fittest, but hey - they do look kind of cute ;o) Posted 4 years ago
  2. AWESOME! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks Christine, these are quite small - a good deal smaller than the usual Pentatomidae-Eggs so I had to zoom in quite a bit making it almost impossible to get the focus right over the total line up ... Posted 4 years ago
      1. Well, the photo came out sooo lovely! Posted 4 years ago
  3. Could it not find a more delicate substrate ! :) Posted 4 years ago

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''Eurydema oleracea'' is a species of shield bug in the Pentatomidae family and is commonly known as the rape bug, the crucifer shield bug, the cabbage bug or the brassica bug.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jun 2, 2018.