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Thread: What is it?

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    What is it?

    Saw this when collecting cicada shells with daughter in the back yard
    Anyone know what it is

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    A very big cicada?

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    Possibly from a giant dragonfly larvae.

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    Newly moulted cicada?

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    If in doubt I'd recommend contacting Landcare Research:

    https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/r...at-is-this-bug

    They've always been prompt and helpful responding to my requests to "ID this bug".
    "I would rather suffer under imperfect freedom, than languish under perfect control".

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    looks like a wasp

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    Looks somewhat like a black field cricket

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    looks like something arnie shot in a jungle
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    My pick, other that 'that thing crawling up behind you', is a weta.
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