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Beetle Larvae and Eggs

Larvae and eggs of the green dock beetle, Gastrophysa viridula (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).  Identification based on photos here and here.  The larvae are demolishing this leaf so effectively that I don't think the larvae still in the eggs will find any left when they hatch out.  For photos of the adults that I took last year, see here and here.

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2010-06-15 and 2010-06-19, respectively.

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