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identification - eggs? [a: no]

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  1. kflower

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    very hard, rough texture. please help!

    https://imgur.com/a/QzMSB

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    very hard, rough texture. please help!

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    Are you asking if they're hard and rough? I mean, I've not examined and played with them, but the ones I felt were smooth and pliable.

    This piece of tape has eggs, nymphs, and fecal spots... if this helps you at all?
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/157967708@N08/36406160962/in/dateposted/

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    they are hard and textured. i cannot break them easily.

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    Hi,

    Those arn't eggs, eggs look like this:

    eggsmicroscopestacker by David Cain, on Flickr

    Hope that helps.

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    kflower - 2 hours ago  » 
    they are hard and textured. i cannot break them easily.

    No, have nothing to do with eggs. Same eggs on different backgrounds and with or without lighting.
    patchwork by louento.pix, on Flickr

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    What is the dark stuff in your pictures, Lou?

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    FayeState - 2 minutes ago  » 
    What is the dark stuff in your pictures, Lou?

    When clicked, the caption says: A patchwork quilt of plankton net (each square around 1/2 mm), bed bug feces, metabolic waste and eggs for the fall. Plankton netting was the substrate upon which the bed bugs have harbored. Unfortunately, not all pictures have the same focus - but they're close! Who knows? The pattern may catch on and you'll see it on Fashion Week runway someday. I originally wanted to stress the use of coloration to help see bed bug eggs against contrasting color backgrounds.


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