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Are these squash bugs? - Anasa tristis

Are these squash bugs? - Anasa tristis
Pennypack farm, Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 8, 2009
Size: +/- 1mm each
Many clusters of eggs on the same plants as both on the under and upper side of leaves of squash plants.

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Are these squash bugs? - Anasa tristis Are these squash bugs? - Anasa tristis

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Moved from True Bugs.

Yes - Anasa tristis
I photographed these at egg hatch:


The paler, more pearlescent orange eggs were laid more recently. They get darker red and more transparent until they hatch - the recently-exited eggs are as beautiful as rubies. The bugs themselves, and what they do to the plants, not so much...

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