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I know its a cacoon but never saw what came out of it so dont know what to tell you. Ive seen them here quite often, you would think I would have kept an eye on them to see what creepy crawler came out so I could hide from it or feed it.
THis is a Praying Mantis egg sack. You can find them in rose bushes, tall grasses, butterfly bushes. I have several of these all over my property. We bought a few a couple of years ago and they keep multiplying. Great to have in the garden.
Hi Cathy! Good to see you. I have one Preying Mantis egg sack I found so far this year. Those Mantis' are so cool! I watched one eat a bumble bee last year. it took him like an hour but he ate the whole thing. Weird but cool...
Cathy, when do they hatch out? I want to get some egg sacks for my garden this year. Was just wondering when they are in the wild if they hatch early or wait until it is really warm when the bugs are out.
I love the Mantis,we were sitting out in the backyard,drinking beer,this little guy figured out the flies were coming to the beer,he would sit there and grab one,take it down to the table,chow it down,and head right back up the bottle,smart bug,and we liked not having flies on our beer.
We had lots of nests with tiny mantises walking around. I hope no birds got them. That bagworm nest would scare the daylights out of me. I would be tempted to buy a flamethrower! here is a picture of mama or papa mantis.
I had a stick bug fall on my chest last summer I thought the tree was loosing twigs till it started walking all over me I showed it to my two daughters that watch it for a few minutes and then I have him or her a hand to go back into the tree it fell out of hope to see some again this summer love interesting bugs
Hey,Cbrandonburg,I found a nest simlilar to that mantis egg sac u have a pic of..It was on the spoke of my boyfriend's old bike that had been sitting in the weeds for a while.Is this also a mantis egg sac??
I burn worm bags I spray them with lighter fuel and set them ablaze lol I hate them they hatch and eat everything they can reach so early spring I walk around the property and everyone I find goes up in flames
found a mud/clay-like nest in the corner of wood outside my front door, hosed it down and a million baby spiders and their larger Mother, I suspect went splat on the ground - all dead. the mother was black, babies had black bodies and brown legs. the legs were relatively thick. never saw a nest of this making. very curious. any ideas?