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

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  1. That is stunning! Posted one year 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 one year ago
  2. AWESOME! Posted one year 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 one year ago
      1. Well, the photo came out sooo lovely! Posted one year ago
  3. Could it not find a more delicate substrate ! :) Posted one year 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.