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Hi everyone...I found these eggs on my Honeysuckle this morning, can anyone ID them for me please.






  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,904

    I had something very similar in my sunroom two years ago and I think they were from some kind of moth but I'm just guessing. They were perfect pistachio green and I thought it was paint!!

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

    My best guess is that there's a caterpillar type beastie in those eggs. No idea which one but butterflies tend to lay in clusters like that.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852

    I'd go with butterfly/moth eggs too image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • ShepsSheps Posts: 2,221

    Thanks everyone...I'll keep an eye on them and see what emerges.


  • LG_LG_ Posts: 4,345

    I think the Queen might have had something to do with them.

    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.'
    - Cicero
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,904

    Took a minute for the penny to drop LG. image

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  • There are many moths that lay eggs on Honeysuckle, and also the White Admiral Butterfly (if you are very lucky!), but it is not easy to identify which from your photo. Perhaps when they hatch it might be easier to identify them.

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  • ShepsSheps Posts: 2,221

    Thanks Mr J...they do look very similar, so maybe Shield Bug eggs image


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