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Cucumber Beetle - Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Cucumber Beetle - Diabrotica undecimpunctata
Austin, Hays County, Texas, USA
November 1, 2007
Size: 1/4"
I am interested in knowing if the three, very light colored "things" at the posterior of the beetle (you need to look hard) are eggs or something else. I guess it could have been there before the beetle, but the positioning makes me think the beetle deposited whatever it is.

think so
looks like eggs. The abdomen seems very swollen too. Must be a (too) gravid female. Not a good place to put any eggs though.

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