Observation 138393: Insecta
When: 2013-07-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Light green color. Growing on an old clothespin. Crushing one of the pods to see in scope, it is hard-cased. Inside is a ‘goo’ that is the same color as the exterior.

Looking at the ‘goo’ in the scope at low-magnification, there are structures in it. Possibly spores – maybe. Sorry for lack of photo of scope image, I still don’t have a system worked out.

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28% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
80% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: most likely eggs

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks! I was wondering if it was eggs.
By: George Riner (mycogeo)
2013-07-02 20:11:14 MST (-0700)

The Green Shield Bug. Palomena sp. I’ll post on bugguide as Byrain suggests.

Or
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-07-02 13:17:27 MST (-0700)

check out Palomena :-)

Post it
By: Byrain
2013-07-02 12:38:26 MST (-0700)

on bugguide.net, crop to just the eggs when you do.

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