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by oortclouddomicile
Sat Aug 23, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green Mosquito===Photos Available
Replies: 76
Views: 216408

_at_ Lexy

was it the same one as in the photos posted?
by oortclouddomicile
Sat Aug 23, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Protista
Replies: 9
Views: 10741

i did not say Protista do not have a common ancestor. yes, all life on Earth has to have a common ancestor. what i meant was that in the case of Protista, not all the descendants of the last common ancestor are Protistans; the descendants also include plants, animals and fungi, which are all placed ...
by oortclouddomicile
Tue Aug 12, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Protista
Replies: 9
Views: 10741

kingdom "protista" is a paraphyletic taxon, which means they represent quite diverse eukaryotic lineages which do not have a most recent common ancestor that excludes the other eukaryotes, and do not truly adhere to phylogenetic classification. hence there can be no tree of all protistans ...
by oortclouddomicile
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green Mosquito===Photos Available
Replies: 76
Views: 216408

Re: Green Mosquito===Photos Available

this is it; the best i could manage in this magnification. as you can see, it's not entirely green. this definitely belongs to order Diptera, but mosquito or something else, that i cannot tell. if it's a mosquito, it should be male. i just realised, since it's population has shot up (like sachin has...
by oortclouddomicile
Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green Mosquito===Photos Available
Replies: 76
Views: 216408

Re: Green Mosquito===Photos Available

hey sachin,
i stay in hyderabad. i saw, today, loads of green mosquitoes in a lawn in my college... this cannot be a mutant for sure.
i'll try to snap some photos and upload them soon, may be within a week at most.
by oortclouddomicile
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:06 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 181813

Re: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

identification help.
this looks like a hymenopteran...may be some species of wasp, not sure.
by oortclouddomicile
Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
Replies: 16
Views: 15867

yeah, that's the one. thanks again.
by oortclouddomicile
Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
Replies: 16
Views: 15867

hey, thanks a lot.
i'll see if i can find information on the species you've mentioned... and verify.
it flowered once. but the flowers were too small small..and i am sorry i didn't pay enough attention then.
by oortclouddomicile
Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 181813

gastropoda :idea:
by oortclouddomicile
Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:13 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
Replies: 16
Views: 15867

thank you. but still no clues to what it might be. just an update this.. the plant is secreting some kind of exudate in drops at the nodes, leaves and stem of the growing part. resemble insect eggs but they are not. will try to collect them and see if i can get it characterized. might take a long lo...
by oortclouddomicile
Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 181813

in off-topic discussion forum
by oortclouddomicile
Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 181813

hmmm.. i can't find any reason why humans shouldn't have an inborn fear of slugs. you must be an anomaly, bugz. anyway, we have to make a lot of field observations before we can get to any sort of conclusion. so, for the time being, i am taking leave of the thread. will keep you people informed if i...