When Insects or Spiders Moult (Molt)

Challenge #70 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's an interesting challenge for you. Show us examples of insects or spiders, (or other arthropods) in the act of moulting, OR their abandoned and cast-off exoskeletons, or outer skins. Macro and close-up shots welcome. If the insect or spider is in the act of moulting, it should be outside in its natural environment. MAXIMUM SIZE 1,600px.
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Praying Mantis Skin
by RuthC
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The praying mantis has disappeared into the shrubs, discarding its unwanted skin.
Submitted: Thursday, 12th September, 2013 11:40 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 29th March, 2006
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 50
Notes: Hand-held.
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