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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Eight Legged Machine
On the Move
Bug eating Bug
Ichneumon parasitic wasp
Garden Spider
Popped
Sunset Fly
Carpenter Ant
Giant moth_DSC05596
Face shaped back
Conflict
spider and web
Valanga-giant grasshopper 9740
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Metallic Blue Robber Fly
Pelecorynchus Fulvus
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