Does anybody know what kind of insect might have laid these eggs:enter image description here

The photo was taken a few days ago in Limburg, Belgium near a pasture with some goats.


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Those are likely moth eggs... moths have a tendency to attach their eggs on metal screens that you might have in your windows or doors.

Here is a video of a moth laying eggs on glass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2zf1J8CZdg

Here is a video of a moth laying eggs on a metal screen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKHReVNAMYw

Here are photos of eggs on a wire fence, believed to be moth eggs: https://www.whatsthatbug.com/2013/09/19/possibly-moth-eggs-deer-fence/

And another example of moth eggs on a metal wire: https://hardtocomebylifestyle.wordpress.com/2014/08/31/moth-eggs/


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