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Insect - what is it #1012514
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Just curious
About 30mm long and walking on inside of a window

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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012517
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I think its a thick headed fly (Conopidae).


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012518
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It looks like an Ichneumon wasp (Amblyteles armatorius) It's a parasitic Wasp.


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012525
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If you don't find an answer , contact these.

http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/gallery/heteroptera/Miridae/miridae.html

Yours seems quite long for most of the above specimens listed.
(insect , that is)

If it's French, KILL IT ! Good luck


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012526
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Habdab is right.. well done Habdab

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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012527
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THAT looks like the beastie
Quite pretty really

Thanks all
Snod


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012532
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Excellent, its lack of a sting threw me into thing it was a pretend wasp.


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: granny] #1012537
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Its length depends if Snodvan was including the antenna in his/her measurements. They can be almost as long as the body, thereby doubling the length.


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It's a locust , someone close May have lizards to be feeding them to an it's escaped . Too cold to have them in this country to survive for long

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Nothing like the many locusts I have seen in Africa. I reckon it is the parasitic wasp. The 30mm I quoted was the body --- those long antenae add more

Snod


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: lashs] #1012582
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Besides being far too short for it to be a Locust The colour is completely different. The neck on a Locust is quite thick whilst the neck on this Wasp is almost none existent. Also it doesn't possess the heavy musculature of the Locust's hind legs.
I kept and fed Reptiles for many years and never saw a Locust that looked like this.

Sorry lashs, it's an Ichneumon Wasp.

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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: Snodvan] #1012705
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Quick guide, a locust looks like a grasshopper. That aint no grasshopper. Parasitic wasp is right.

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Originally Posted by BandyCoot
a locust looks like a grasshopper


A locust is a grasshopper.


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: diggingdeeper] #1012811
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Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
Originally Posted by BandyCoot
a locust looks like a grasshopper


A locust is a grasshopper.
And that will be why it looks like one I should think. FFS


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Re: Insect - what is it [Re: BandyCoot] #1012812
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Originally Posted by BandyCoot
Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
Originally Posted by BandyCoot
a locust looks like a grasshopper


A locust is a grasshopper.
And that will be why it looks like one I should think. FFS


That's what I was thinking, great minds eh?


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