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by Scrubmuncher
Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Hmm... Maybe a kind of Shield Bug?
Replies: 2
Views: 3406

Re: Hmm... Maybe a kind of Shield Bug?

These are shield-bugs, but they're nymphs, rather than adults, hence the odd appearance. Pentatomid bugs of this type are often known as parent bugs, as they adults remain with their offspring for some time after hatching, defending them and leading them to food - typically insect larvae, such as ca...
by Scrubmuncher
Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Please!!!! some one tell me what this is!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 4360

Re: Please!!!! some one tell me what this is!!!

Sponges typically have pores or holes through which they pump water. This thing, if indeed it is a thing, has nothing. I'm not convinced it's an animal of any kind. Where was it found? The best way to find out for sure is to cut it open. If it's the same consistency throughout it's probably somethin...
by Scrubmuncher
Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:25 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green Mosquito===Photos Available
Replies: 76
Views: 237748

Re: Green Mosquito===Photos Available

From what you've said and the photos, this looks like a recently emerged (teneral) adult. The cuticle, especially of the body can take some time to harden properly, hence the light colouration.