Photos of bugs and other things people might be phobic about

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Postby Joolz » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:05 pm

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Postby Conforumist » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:13 pm

^^^^Very Cool Joolz!
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Postby Selkie » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:57 pm

I'm not generally a fan of flies but the iridescence on that is lovely.

The other day our niece found this caterpillar in my sister in law's garden. It is a sphinx but not a gordius. It was a sphinx ligustri or privet hawk moth according to the clever bods at the Natural History Museum who identified it for us. I've never seen such a large caterpillar before. And that spike on its tail is scarey!
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Postby Joolz » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:09 pm

Cool caterpillar :)
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Postby Conforumist » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:10 pm

^^^Wow, very horny!
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:38 am

Great pictures! :D
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Postby Catch-up » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:17 am

Cheery!! :shock: I definitely would have freaked.

Joolz, cool picture. But, ick. I really hate flies.

Selkie that is an awesome caterpillar! The girls would love to find one like that.
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Postby spideyGirl » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:34 am

Saw this little fella on holiday in Turkey :shock: :D
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Postby Catch-up » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:36 am

Little? :shock: He's very cool. :D
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Postby cheery_j. » Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:46 pm

Catch-up wrote:Cheery!! :shock: I definitely would have freaked.


I did. The above was the tame version for this cosy little family board. ;)
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Re: Photos of bugs and other things people might be phobic a

Postby Mycroft Vimes » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:02 pm

Few new dragonflies of late :
Black-tailed Skimmer(Orthetrum cancellatum).
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This is not one of my best shots,but given the rarity of the dragonfly in question it makes it a good one for me! :D
Scarlet Dragonfly(Crocothemis erythraea).
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Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta).
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And lastly one for the phobia'-angle... :P
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:39 pm

Very cool pictures! :D
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Postby Joolz » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:28 pm

Great pics
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Postby Selkie » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:48 pm

Gorgeous dragonflies :)
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Postby AuntyVague » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:51 pm

Brilliant photos everyone :)

We get more than enough flies around here in summer to have a healthy disrespect for them, but that is such an amazing photo Joolz! The metallic sheen is truly amazing.

I am going to have to show your photo to my daughter Selkie, she will be green with envy!

I am also pretty amazed by the size of that 'little' critter Spideygirl, still he looks peaceful enough :)

...and I've always been amazed by your dragonfly pics Mycroft! Ours will be buzzing about again soon, so I'm going to have to try to get a decent picture (again :roll: )

And it is probably just as well you had Mr calm and collected there with you cheery_j ...I would have only screamed and the ant would have promptly run back in for cover!
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