Thursday, July 26, 2012

Some eggs that hatched

Mystery eggs
A few days ago, I noticed this strange-looking cluster of eggs on a leaf of my Indian hawthorne plant. The whole cluster was about the diameter of a lentil. I picked the leaf, put it in a jar and brought it into my kitchen, which is where all my high priority bug things end up, of course!

First thing this morning when I checked them, I saw they had hatched.

Newly hatched
Eeee! Lots of tiny little assassin bugs! The white ones are the most recently hatched. The darker ones hatched first.

Newly hatched
After the photo shoot, I released them back into the bushes.
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