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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Portrait of a Weevil
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It was late evening in the garden when I spotted this weevil perching on a branch. There was some sunlight in the background so I positioned the camera to use a bright spot as a backdrop. This is a natural shot though the weevil seemed to be posing pensively.
Submitted: Saturday, 17th November, 2012 09:58 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 20th February, 2005
Focal length: 35 mm
Shutter speed: 1/90 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
Notes: Diffused flash and extension tube were used.
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