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Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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gardengus
Jul 8, 2016 8:25 AM CST
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These showed up on some morning-glory a couple days ago
Just curious to what they might be
why lay eggs on the top side instead of under the leaf?
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Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
Jul 9, 2016 2:05 PM CST
gardengus said:Thumb of 2016-07-08/gardengus/b81f6c


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These showed up on some morning-glory a couple days ago
Just curious to what they might be
why lay eggs on the top side instead of under the leaf?


My daughter and I think that's a good question. We hope you get an ID!
Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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mellielong
Jul 9, 2016 11:00 PM CST
A lot of butterflies, and other insects, lay eggs on the top of the leaf. I'm a little worried about that fly-like thing on them. You know, eggs can be parasatized, too. The cluster reminds me of some moth eggs I've seen, but I don't know what uses Morning Glory offhand.
Name: Cheryl
Brownstown, Pennsylvania (Zone 6a)
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nativeplantlover
Jul 13, 2016 1:08 PM CST
I think they resemble beetle eggs- like maybe shield bugs?
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