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I call it the "Alien". It is 1-3 cm long, 6-legged and was spotted in Ecuador's cloud forest (~1.9 km altitude). It appears to have a hard, outer shell.

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Moved your insect ("6-legged") from "other" to the category Arthropods. :-)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

This cutie is a little Treehopper like this one also from Ecuador

armadeus.4 8 years ago

I have no idea what it is but my first thought was a leech! Great spot :)

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Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 7, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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