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Old 09-03-2019, 10:20 PM
KC Kam KC Kam is offline

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Greetings all,

Anyone has any idea what this is and whether it is harmful to orchids? It looks like some egg but it was empty when i peel it off. Im not sure what is this.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-04-2019, 05:26 AM
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Sorry, the photo is too out-of-focus to be able to identify anything.
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Old 09-04-2019, 05:56 AM
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scrap my last answer
picture is not clear anough - you are in malaysia - that literally could be anything including mantis eggs
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Old 09-04-2019, 08:39 PM
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The picture isn't too clear, and I don't know what species you might have in your area, but it looks to me somewhat like a mantis egg case. They're generally considered to be beneficial predators, in fact the egg cases are sold in garden centers here.
Here's a little article about a California relative:

Surprise! A Little Brown Package in the UC Davis Arboretum - Bug Squad - ANR Blogs

Check out the photos and see if that looks similar. Thanks for sharing pictures. Your climate, flora and fauna are so interesting!
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