Cliff Sadof, Ornamental Extension
Entomologist, Department of Entomology, Purdue University
Gail Ruhl, Senior Plant Disease Diagnostician,
Department of Botany
& Plant Pathology, Purdue University
These are katydid eggs. Katydids usually just
deposit their overlapping, scale-like eggs on the surface of stems.
It appears that these eggs were laid ontop of an old injury caused
by cicada oviposition damage.
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