Unusual Insects or Spiders

Challenge #111 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge gives you an opportunity to showcase some unusual, 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. Where possible, the insects or spiders should be outside in their natural environment. Macro and close-up photos welcome. Size of entry:1,600px MAXIMUM.
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Caucasus Beetle
Leaf-imitating insect
Xylocopa violacea
Stare Down Master
Spinyback Orbweaver Spider
Florida Leaf Footed Bug
Tiny cave spider
Lynx Spider
Strangalia
whiteMoth
Just hang on...
King of spider
Mr Facebook
Katydid
Australian Native Bee on Patersonia flower
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Metallic Blue Robber Fly
Pelecorynchus Fulvus
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