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odd looking spider....

Discussion in 'Spiders and Inverts' started by minnie, May 21, 2008.


  1. minnie

    minnie PetForums VIP

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    any ideas to what it could be? it was sitting on my wall earlier but i've never seen one like this before
    excuse the bad pics:eek:
     

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    looks like a tomato stalk LOL
     
  3. Kay73

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    its a "Pisaura mirabilis"

    no common name for it in my book!
     
  4. minnie

    minnie PetForums VIP

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    thats what i thought it was at first until it ran!
     
  5. tashi

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    sounds rude :D
     
  6. minnie

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    ooh thanks, :D:D
     
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    This is a "bee fly" i found in my garden, the stingy lookin bit is its nose end!(the proboscis)for feeding on flowers.
     

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    ooh interesting, i've been reading 'bout mosquitoes and yellow fever today,all most interesting if not disgusting lol
     
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    i've(my daughter) got a "collins complete british wildlife" book it's got some great pics in it:)
     
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    i've got an interesting book 'bout tarantulas but garden spiders freak me out:eek:
     
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    i dont trust anything with more than 6 legs!!!:D
     
  12. minnie

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    :D:D turantulas are like little dogs when you get to know them :)
     
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    There are times when i definately purr-furr to be a cat lover lol:D;)
     
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    haahaa:D:D
     
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    I really wish i didnt look at this :eek:hmy:
     
  16. matt_bowey

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    nice pics, interesting bee fly, you weren't covered in bees were you?:D
     
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