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20/07/2012 at 23:22

I found some small white eggs on a young lupin and beside them were some little bugs that appeared to be reddish-brown with some markings on them. Has anyone got any ideas at all? Thanks

21/07/2012 at 07:06

Small bugs may from the description be ladybird larvae-can you post a photo?- it would help

21/07/2012 at 09:01

Hi Maggie-1, type "ladybird larvae image" into google - do the insects look like that?  If so, leave them alone as they will be eating the aphids (which is probably what the small white 'eggs' may be.)

21/07/2012 at 10:20

Many thanks for your replies, ladybirds were my first thought, they look like a shortened version of the larvae, but the eggs are very white, all of the references I have found say that the eggs are yellow.  I'll try to keep an eye on them. Sorry, no photo, I really must learn how to do that!

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