Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!




I got no idea what this could be. But it is clear that it shed skin or morphed into something and would love to get some more info. This was taken in lyndenburg



Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 7 years ago

Hi Godfrey, it is most likely the exoskeleton of a cicada (sonbesie) after a moult. When I stayed in Ellisras I once watched the whole process over a few hours and this was what was left.

Spotted by

Gauteng, South Africa

Lat: -25.89, Long: 28.12

Spotted on Apr 2, 2010
Submitted on Apr 16, 2012

Nearby Spottings

Habanero Spotting Lemon balm Origanum