Weird, Bizarre Insects or Spiders

Challenge #21 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us the really weird, bizarre beasties you've found in your photography forays. You may or may not know what they are, and other entrants or viewers might be able to assist. Macro shots welcome. Photos taken outside in the real world are preferred, but for this challenge, you may have had a reason for shooting it indoors. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Aussie Huntsman
Not as cuddly as it looks...
Phalera bucephala
Spinybacked Orbweaver
F14 Grounded
Look Here!Who's Weird
Praying Mantis
What is this ?
Invasion of the body snatching fungus
I Spy, With my little...
This bug need an ID
Spiny leaf insects
behind the web
Giant Click Beetle
Sea Spider on soft coral
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Scorpion Fly
Wingless Moth
You Tell Me...
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