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PostSubject: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 7:58 pm

Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)


Triops (Triops longicaudatus)


Giant Hermit Crab (Petrochirus diogenes)


An immature Two Spotted Stink Bug (Perillus bioculatus) feeding on a Nine-Spotted Ladybird Beetle larva (Coccinella novemnotata).


Chinese Mantid (Tenodera aridifolia)
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:19 pm

Are the immature Two Spotted Stink Bug the same that invade maryland?
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:45 pm

I'm sorry, I don't know.
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:58 pm

Well if they are they look better young then as the brownesh adults.
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:02 pm

I'd bet they taste about the same. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:46 pm

Awesome pictures as always!! That octopus is amazing.
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:12 am

Focal wrote:
That octopus is amazing.

... and delicious!
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:20 am

I can do squid and snails, but never liked octo. Then again, I've always had it cold :vomit:
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:41 pm

I love doing night dives in Curacao. I became pretty good at spotting those octopus walking around. People used to want to buddy up with me because I had a knack for finding unusual and interesting stuff.
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PostSubject: Re: Some Misc. Invertebrate Pics   Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:48 pm

I love the ABC islands. Aruba was the first place I ever ate snail Smile An Curacao was my first and last nude beach LOL
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