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Offline DoctorBeaver

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« on: 13/10/2007 22:10:10 »
This little beastie is hanging on the kitchen wall. It's about 2" long plus the antennae. I don't recall seeing 1 of these before. Any idea what it is?

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« Reply #1 on: 13/10/2007 23:47:08 »
I think it is a buggy thingie - it has six legs and flies. Maybe it is an autumnal May fly?
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« Reply #2 on: 14/10/2007 21:13:44 »
looks like a hunter wasp from here, think the antennae is the thingy it drills through wood to lay its eggs on a larvae. They sometimes come with an orange or red abdomen, though may be wrong. Hmm thinking im wrong about the drilling thingy though suspect thats an ovipositor or something like that which comes from the other end of the bug.
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« Reply #3 on: 14/10/2007 21:18:51 »
Science is continually evolving. Nothing is set in stone. Question everything and everyone. Always consider vested interests as a reason for miss-direction. But most of all explore and find answers that you are comfortable with

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« Reply #4 on: 14/10/2007 21:44:06 »
I have seen those here I believe but do not know what they are..

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