James Freyr wrote:I did a little searching, and I believe that's a wheel bug egg cluster. The brown color, whitish tops and hexagon-like cluster point to wheel bug, and let's hope it is! Wheel bugs are a type of assassin bug, and they will eat bad bugs that cause problems in the garden such as that japanese beetle in the second picture.
Marco Banks wrote:I'd be curious to see what they'd hatch into.
Is there any way you could snip that vine off the plant, put it in water, and watch to see what emerges from those little eggs? Or just leave it out there and let nature take its course. Who knows -- maybe its a beneficial insect that you want in your garden.