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I woke up this morning and found this black mass of I don't know what on my bathroom wall, but it may be eggs of some kind of insect. Does anyone have any ideas?
Yikes! Looks like larvae. Get rid of it:
Pour boiling water on them, gather the waste, and dispose of them far from your house
Flush the drain with bleach and boiling water
Deep clean your shower
If you see any full grown after these steps, they can be eliminated with any commercial insect-killing spray.
Can you please tell me what type of insect eggs these are? I found them in the corners of my office kitchen. They are behind boxes and cardboard. I also found them in-between the broom bristles and along the edge of the wall.
To identify an egg is not that easy. However, there is a way to find out what the insect egg is.
Take the eggs that you have gathered and put them in a plastic bag.
Go to a pet exterminator company and show them the eggs.
Find out if you can take care of this at home on your own.
You might need a professional to come in to spray for the insect and the eggs.
Anyone know what laid these eggs on my outdoor lily plant? I live in Florida. If it's something beneficial, great. But if it's not, I'd like to know before they hatch! If you "stretch" the pic you can see them pretty clearly. I will appreciate anyone's help who may know. And if I should get rid of them will appreciate any good ideas how.
Take them to a garden shop to have them identified. Perhaps they are butterfly eggs, or some other beneficial insect. Enjoy
They may be root maggots. Check out this link and hold the example up to the stem. They look like they are white with a black tip like these pests.
If it isn't a match, I would scrape some off carefully with a disposable plastic knife (leave outside in the trash when done) into a clean glass jar with a tighly sealed lid and inmedately take them to a garden center to help identify them. You may want to put the jar in a sealed plastic bag before transporting. I would not want to risk them being free in a car. Ick!!
It could be a lily leaf beetle.
I sent the photos to 3 entomologists. So far one has answered - doesn't have any idea what they are. Sent photos to my Orkin guy too so will keep y'all posted if I get an answer!
DEFINITELY will seal anything I decide to carry them in - so far just waiting to get answers from 2 entomologists and my Orkin guy.
Checked out the root maggot possibility, and I don't think there's a match. When I looked into them it says they lay eggs on or under the soil, and the plant shows signs of distress.
Let's know. Glad it isn't root maggots. They can be brutal to the plant.
Checked out lily leaf beetle eggs. Nothing like these but thank you!
This is kinda strange looking as it appears to have a black tip.
I found those on my bed sheath today. The first image is of them as found. And the second after opening them. Size is about 1/10 inch. I have no idea what they could be. There was a total of 3.
I ordered some furniture online and when I opened it up it had lots of these small tan balls, and I am curious if anyone knows what they are? Insect eggs? They remind me of coriander seeds, but they are perfectly round.
My vegetable plants have been very healthy overall and I check them every day for aphids, spider mites, etc. And out of nowhere one day one plant (broccoli I believe) had two or three of these little egg sacs? They look kind of like dead bits of a tapeworm parasite that has fallen off a dog or a cat. But they are stuck on the top of the leaf pretty tightly.
I've tried to look it up, but all the eggs look different with the bugs I've seen than the ones on my plant and are on the bottom of the leaf not the top. Could anyone please help me identify what these are? Also it started with just one or two and now there are a bunch, but not in clusters like most eggs.
*update * on one plant they finally started showing up on the underside of the leaf, but only on one leaf the rest are on the top.
Looks like mealybugs. Spray with an insecticide
Tis the season for the creepy crawlies to surface! The pic is too small for me even magnified. Blurry it resembles midges, maggots, mealies or cutworms.
I suggest that you scape some into a jar, seal it good and take them to the hardware store or garden center. They can give you a definitive ID and safe treatment method.
Sorry I didn't realize the other ones loaded onto here blurry they were ok in my camera gallery. Here are a couple more pictures. I haven't been able take them to a gardening store yet and the hardware store cashier just kinda shrugged her shoulders.
They are only on my broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts. Not my cucumber, peas, tomatoes etc. And if location helps im on the Oregon coast.
As far as natural insecticides go do you guys have any recommendations?
Any recommendations on a natural insecticide? And thank you for your help I'll look up the mealybugs
Anyone know what kind of thing laid these eggs on my "washed and ready to eat" package of salad?
I am experiencing diarrhea.
Do you know what this could it be, we found it on the bed one morning (on the top of the sheet underneath and underneath the first layer of the mattress? It looks like it drills small holes. It is the size of rice grains. Please help there is nothing similar on the internet.
I woke up and saw this stuff, on the floor, next to my bed. Can you please tell me if this is some kind of eggs or what?
So I woke up and my boyfriend and I found these eggs. We live in the Hollywood hills so I'm not sure what this may be or how to get rid of them. The house was built from a Reno old house, but his place is Neely built and was designed by him so we didn't think it could be termites or bed bugs.
Does anyone know what insect this is from? A number of these were found in towels stored in our patio in alcove.
I found these eggs on my laundry floor and recently spotted cockroaches in my kitchen which is next to the laundry. Are these cockroach egg sacs? When I lifted my green mop yesterday I found a whole bunch of eggs lying under it. What are these?
I'd say a moth laid eggs there. We had similar on our tomatoes and soon enough we had caterpillars.
If they are both the blue black and the yellow, that may be cutworms:
They are quite repulsive and the most natural way (and one the creeps me out the most) way to get rid of them is to hand (gloved) pick them off and drop them in a cup of soapy water.
There are lots of other solutions but because we have a dog and small children neighbors, I don't do the chemical ones.
This is is a good resource:
Good luck! Sorry you are dealing with this!
Yellow eggs could be Colorado potato beetle, which also affects tomatoes.
What you have on your plant is Cinnabar moth eggs.
I have questions about 2 things (possibly unrelated?).
First there are small lines/grains of rice size things on a wooden play structure. Does anyone know what this is? They are small the size of grains of rice and only found in one or twos, but they are all over. Some are deep in the wood and some are laying right on top. Is this an insect egg? They don't just flake off you have to dig them out. This is on a wooden playground and we live in New England. Are they larvae, termites, a powder post beetle? They are super small and thin and look like a grain of rice. They aren't clustered together, more so of one here and there.
Secondly there are larger dots in a row - possibly related or unrelated- what are these lines of dots? Pollen collection from the rain where it drips or powder post beetle?
Are either of these of concern?
So, I found this weird patch of eggs on my screen for the bedroom window? Does anyone know what they are?