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Postby Zachthemac » Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:37 pm

Could someone please help me identify these two insects that I found around my house? I've searched a lot, but haven't been able to figure out what species they are.

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I walked over to my aloe plant to water it and saw this dragonfly in the pot. I surprised that it didn't get scared and fly away, then I looked closer and it appears to be dead. Weird though since it looks perfectly intact.
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Postby MrMistery » Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:01 pm

Why exactly do u want to identify them?
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Postby Zachthemac » Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:40 pm

I'm just curious about the critters in my area.
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Re: Insect Identification

Postby opuntia » Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:56 am

The first one is a caterpillar and the second one is a kind of a dragon fly.
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Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:31 am

AWAWWAWAWWAWWAWAWAWWAWAWAAAA NOOOOOOO... I will not open this thread anymore... I fear of caterpillars, any kind of larvas, worms, maggots, and all cylinder massive solid things like them whoaa whoaa whoaaaaaaa... :cry: :cry: :cry: except snakes. I love snakes :wink:
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Postby opuntia » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:34 am

Is it ''insect phobia''? :lol:
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Postby victor » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:44 am

It's strange since she is an immunobiology researcher whose job is dealing not only with human but animal also (including insects).... :lol:
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Postby opuntia » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:07 pm

May be Dr.stein is joking...she never seems to be afraid of anything (my guess of course) :?
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Postby Zachthemac » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:39 pm

The first one is a caterpillar and the second one is a kind of a dragon fly.

I knew that much. :roll:
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Postby opuntia » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:49 pm

What else do you want to know then?
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Postby Zachthemac » Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:32 pm

What species of dragonfly and caterpillar.
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Postby opuntia » Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:48 pm

Zachthemac wrote:What species of dragonfly and caterpillar.

Caterpillars are the larval form of a lepidopteran (a member of the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).
dragonfly:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Anisoptera


That's all i know about them :wink:
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