Interesting Insects

Challenge #85 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge gives you the opportunity to showcase some interesting insects, or arthropods which you've captured on your camera. Let's think beyond honey bees, bumblebees, butterflies etc to some of the more unusual creatures you've found. If you don't know what they are, then another member might know. The insects should be outside in the natural world if possible, doing their natural thing. Macro and close-up photos welcome. Size of entry:1,600px MAXIMUM.
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Praying mantis Empusa pennata on lookout
Leaf bug
Immature Stink Bug
what you watch? Praying Mantis have not seen?
Mint Leaf Beetle
" The Bus"
'Aliens' - insect style
Golden Rod Borer
Punk Rock Fly?
May Fly
Assassin bug
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Friedman's Bark Cockroach
Female Antlion
Neon Cuckoo Bee
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