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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. There are quite a few of them.
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.
They will help you identify the eggs and the insect.
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.
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?
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.
What kind of eggs and insect is this on my soil? When I watered my plants it would have dust coming out of them. It seems like they are trying to protect themselves from the water. There are a lot of them, like thousands.
It looks like a black beetle to me.
these could be soil mites, they are apparently not harmful but help with the soil decomposition process www.gardeningknowhow.com/