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mothman27
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PostSubject: Your Favorite Insect   3/20/2017, 1:14 pm

My favorite is Agrias narcissus
Native to South America. Smile

No, this is not my specimen, they are waaaaaay to expensive!

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PostSubject: Re: Your Favorite Insect   3/20/2017, 6:38 pm

It's a toss up for me. Really, I like alot of different things equally as much, such as different species of Mantids, moths, ants, etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Your Favorite Insect   3/20/2017, 7:49 pm

My favorite insects overall are probably termites, especially the tropical genera Macrotermes and Hospitalitermes.

Tiger beetles, phengodid beetles, and robber flies come pretty close.
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PostSubject: Re: Your Favorite Insect   3/22/2017, 5:37 pm

Salmon wrote:
My favorite insects overall are probably termites, especially the tropical genera Macrotermes and Hospitalitermes.

Tiger beetles, phengodid beetles, and robber flies come pretty close.

I saw a really cool site this past summer when a robber fly dove out of the air to nail a Pieris rapae right in front of me. It was pretty cool.

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