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Re: Insects!

Postby Brenda » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:46 am

It's a katydid.
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Re: Insects!

Postby Matt » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:58 am

any idea on subfamily or species?
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Re: Insects!

Postby Brenda » Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:23 pm

Oh, hell no. Just like a grasshopper is a grasshopper and a cricket is a cricket in my world...:lol: It's really tough to say without seeing a side shot (at least for me). There are over 200 species of the family Tettigoniidae in North America. The more that I looked, the more confused I became.
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Re: Insects!

Postby Nanspix » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:25 pm

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This 'fellow' has been hanging out in my entryway at night....

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Re: Insects!

Postby Kelly » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:37 pm

:shock: :fear: :faint: :shock:
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Re: Insects!

Postby Brenda » Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:01 pm

Beautiful! Some of the orb-weavers are really striking.
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Re: Insects!

Postby Matt » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:33 pm

time to move!
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Re: Insects!

Postby Brenda » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:49 pm

Mike spotted this walking stick on my office porch this morning. I tried to get a photo of me holding it, but the darn thing was too fast--up my arm, on my head, down my back... :lol: I had to settle for a photo of it on a towel on the floor, where it would finally stay still:

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Re: Insects!

Postby HaloGirl » Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:11 pm

Walking sticks are one of the few insects that don't creep me out. Very cool. :)
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Re: Insects!

Postby Nanspix » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:14 am

Brenda wrote:Mike spotted this walking stick on my office porch this morning. I tried to get a photo of me holding it, but the darn thing was too fast--up my arm, on my head, down my back... :lol: I had to settle for a photo of it on a towel on the floor, where it would finally stay still:


Don't like things crawling on me....even when I know what it is....think the towel was a good idea ;)
Have not seen one in years~thanks for sharing - very nice~~
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Re: Insects!

Postby Bill_K » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:57 pm

I have never seen one in person. I may have walked by many in my time, but never noticed.
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Re: Insects!

Postby Matt » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:03 am

I'm always pleased to be reminded those things live in this region. Very cool.
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