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I just spotted two insects sticked together. Does anyone know what are they? - when looking them closely their eyes and legs looks like a spider, but I can see some wings. They are almost 1,50 cm each.

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10 Comments

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Its such a weird bug, half of the insect looks like a spider, but I'm still confused about the other half!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

That's the body of the spider, right one not and left one some kind of "transparent". What do you think???

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

If you go full screen you can see them on the middle of the image.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I can't see any wings...

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Thank you guys for trying to help me IDing this! I'm loving this spotting, I also see the wings Karen! And I'm not sure about the size normal stick bugs are, but the ones on my photo were really that small, I measured them with a ruler.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 8 years ago

I do see the wings - unless you have an explanation for that. Seems too small to be mating stick bugs, but what else could it be?

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I might be completely wrong (see my comment below), but I now think this might actually be spiders from the Urobodidae family. In this case the sticking would be mating procedure?

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I would have thought of a Diet Stretch Shrimp... To be serious, looks like a nymph of phasmids as Karen already pointed out. In this case they are not mating but just sticking together (by hazard?). Or I am complitely wrong.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 8 years ago

stick insects or walking sticks. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phasmatodea...

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Looks like a DSS ;-)...

Carolina
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Carolina

Pereira, Quindío, Colombia

Spotted on Jul 20, 2012
Submitted on Jul 20, 2012

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