Identification please – object on twig with five lines 1

Ken Cservenka found this object on a blackthorn twig while doing a Brown Hairstreak egg search on the border with Wiltshire.
He has no idea what it is, so please identify it for him.

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Posted on behalf of Ken Cservenka.

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  • Juliet Bailey

    Ummm…is it a heteropteran of some sort (mealybug or scale insect), mouse nail scratches on an egg case of something? very tidy beak marks from a bluetit trying to prise it off? mollusc radula marks? What size was it?