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    I'm back with 3 new mantids!

    Hey all. I am back. Recently found 3 new mantids. I am now living in Lufkin, Texas (deep east texas). I like to walk around my apartment complex looking for lizards, bugs, etc. I finally got a hercules rhino beetle (female) she was on the parking lot pavement. I found a mom cat and 3...
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    What species do I have?

    Ok well it does clump but you can't wring it out.
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    What species do I have?

    I have the d tityus living in a substrate of: the soil I found it in, a bunch of decaying leaves from the bottommost layer near where I found them, and a piece of wood that is very dry and can turn to dust in your hands. I guess I should mist-spray the cage (critter keeper) once a day to keep...
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    Assasin Bug

    I had a lot of wheel assassin bugs about a year ago. I actually picked 1 big one up, took it inside to look it up on the net.....then realized what it was and that its mouthparts can actually cause some damage to human hands! Luckily, this one was friendly and never tried to stab or pinch...
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    What species do I have?

    Ok I saw 2 mite like creatures on the same leaf.... Anyways I will probably put the oak leaf back in the woods. BUT I am keeping the dynastes beetles.....going to make a good layer of wood and leaves for them tomorrow. They do have some wood, leaf/plant material to eat on in the meantime.
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    What species do I have?

    Okay - next question - what eggs are these? Found on oak leaf in NC. I was hoping they were butterflies or katydid but can't find a match. Things you can't tell from the video - the middle is like a flat ring around it, like a 60's UFO saucer which seems to also have a serrated edge. The...
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    What species do I have?

    I am actually a "dudette". But my stepdad found them under 2 ft of leaves that hadn't been raked since last fall. First time finding hercules in the wild! There must be more around .....in my woods underground or in old rotting wood or such.
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    What species do I have?

    Awesome, I think I am keeping them and I will see them to adulthood! Ive got them in moist soil now (the same soil they were found in), that includes some plant roots. Put some wet gecko food in for them (its based on fruit). What other food should I feed them? I have read fruit and leafy greens.
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    What species do I have?

    This is my video of the beetle larva.
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    What species do I have?

    Hi, I live in North Carolina. Just found 2 huge grubs- wondering what species of beetle they are. Google images is giving me mixed results. I will take a video of these tonight. But in the meantime - the following picture looks most like what I have. My grub worms have heads that are...
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    Mantis Species in Water Island Virgin Islands ?

    Hi, does anyone know which species of mantids can be found in water island, Virgin Islands? Or a website that may help me?
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    I need Moths!

    Ok, I have waxworms now and 1 just pupated. I have never seen them turn into moths....do you know how long it takes from pupa to go to moth?
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    I need Moths!

    Hmm well right now there seems to be a nationwide shortage of silkworms! I found one place that seems to have eggs in stock, but that will take a month to get to moth stage. Plus my mulberry leaves are probably dying out (outside in the wilds of NC). So before I go for the eggs, maybe someone...
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    I need Moths!

    Ok, so I now only have 1 Tenodera sinensis left. Lookout is the survivor. But she really wants to eat more moths, however they are dissappearing where I live due to winter. Does anyone know where I can buy live moths? Or does anyone have lots of moths around? (they must be free of areas...
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