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EENY527: Bean Plataspid: Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae)

Figure 3. Egg mass of the bean plataspid, Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius), in a laboratory setting. Note the dark regions in the middle where the two rows of eggs meet, these dark regions are filled with endosymbionts.

Credit: Paul Smith, University of Georgia, www.bugwood.org.