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Not bigger but maybe clearer - does this help?

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Thanks ZZ....much better :)

1) ID
White ringed atlas moth (Epiphora mythimnia)
2) Habitat
Subtropical bushveld and forests
3) Diet
The larvae eat Croton sylvaticus, Helinus ovatus and Zizyphus mucronata
4) Phobia/interesting fact
Relative of the worlds largest moth.
5) Have you encountered this creature
Not sure. Maybe during my insect project 3yrs ago.

cool quizz ZZ :D

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Just been reading my Field Guide to Insects of SA and I have to agree with Jonty's answer :D


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Wow you guys are good!

and the next sparky award goes to Image..Jonty1

1) ID
White ringed atlas moth (Epiphora mythimnia)
2) Habitat
Subtropical bushveld and forests
3) Diet
The larvae eat Croton sylvaticus, Helinus ovatus and
Zizyphus mucronata
4) Phobia/interesting fact
The fear of moths is known as Mottephobia
5) Have you encountered this creature

Would certainly love to

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Ok here's the next one..

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1) ID this creature - species
2) What can I commonly be known as?
3) Can you find a story related to one of the common names
4) Diet
5) How do you see life from my perspective?

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Any one in - or shall I post the answer?

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A sun spider, Solifugidae ?


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Grass spider???

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And our new Sparky award goes to
ImageFREDA :clap:

1) ID this creature - species
Solifugae
2) What can I commonly be known as?
Sun Spider, Wind Scorpion, Camel Spider,
Haar/Baardskeerders (Hair/beard cutter in Afrikaans)
3) Can you find a story related to one of the common names
Were called hair cutters due to the fact that the female
will cut hair from a sleeping person / animal to line her
nest
4) Diet
They prey on insects, spiders, scorpions,small reptiles,
dead birds even each other
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Just another pic for intrest - weird looking hey?

5) How do you see life from my perspective?

Well it must feel like having a twin - maybe an ant maybe a spider - that's just on looks

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This should be easier..

1) ID me
2) When would you expect to see one
3) What is the life expectancy of this critter
4) How long before spiderlings mature
5) Describe this critters toxin

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1) ID me
Violin spider (Loxosceles sp)
2) When would you expect to see one
At night
3) What is the life expectancy of this critter
Approx 15yrs
4) How long before spiderlings mature
Approx 3yrs
5) Describe this critters toxin
Cytotoxic

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Another Sparky award to you Jonty!!!Image

1) ID me
Violin spider (Loxosceles sp)
2) When would you expect to see one
At night
3) What is the life expectancy of this critter
Approx 15yrs
4) How long before spiderlings mature
Approx 3yrs
5) Describe this critters toxin
Cytotoxic and haemotoxic elements


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Just a quickie...

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ID me and my common name?
Why is that my common name?

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ID me and my common name?
Green milkweed locust. (Phymateus viridipes)
Why is that my common name?
Commonly found anong Milkweed trees ????

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1) ID me
Violin spider (Loxosceles sp)

3) What is the life expectancy of this critter
Approx 15yrs
4) How long before spiderlings mature
Approx 3yrs


Sorry to butt in here - learning a lot - a SPIDER LIVING 15 YEARS? Oh me gosh! :shock:

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