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Eggs On My Green Beans

Posted by bettyd_z7_va 7 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 6, 12 at 10:49

While picking green beans I found these eggs on one of the leaves.

Are they friend or foe?


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RE: Eggs On My Green Beans

Those appear to be the eggs of one of the species of the leaf-footed bug, a fairly common garden pest. I'd suggest a "search and squish" party.

RE: Eggs On My Green Beans

Thanks rhizo 1. I've been off line until today.

I would love to see a picture of the bug itself. I threw the leaf with the eggs away.

I'll keep an eye out and destroy any more eggs I find.

Thanks again,

RE: Eggs On My Green Beans

You should google it. They can get huge if you don't kill them. Their nymphs are orange with black legs. They really look like they have a piece of leaf stuck to part of their hind legs.

RE: Eggs On My Green Beans

Thanks Zachey. They look really strange!

I'm glad I destroyed those eggs!


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