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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.
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.
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/