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Tobacco budworm egg - Chloridea virescens

Tobacco budworm egg - Chloridea virescens
This egg was laid on the upperside of a soybean (Glycine max) leaflet by a laboratory-reared adult female. Approximately 9X life size (photographed at 8X life size and cropped ~10–15%)—see Life at 8X—Guide to lepidopteran eggs on soybean for details.