Hey, entomology buffs, ID the species.

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  1. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    Found in Oklahoma City, OK.

    My guess is Brochymena quadripustulata or Brochymena parva, but damned if those two species aren't incredibly similar.

    So, any experts wanna weigh in?

    - Coeloptera
     

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  2. red4

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    Stink bug.
    Somehow, in some places, some people say they only stink after you squish them.

    In my town, however, they stink when they're alarmed.
     
  3. Tyrannosaur

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    I believe the species is Rhaphigaster nebulosa, of the Pentatomidae family, or possibly a closely related species. Or maybe the picture you have is a specimen of older age.

    Here's a picture of it.
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    Hope that helps :D  I've been studying prehistoric invertebrates in my own time and its expanding my interest in modern invertebrates greatly. Ooh, is this a sort of game thread where we must identify the mystery animal each user posts? That would be fun :lol 
     
  4. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    My turn. ID this butterfly.
     

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  5. red4

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    That would be a fly of the butter variety.
     
  6. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

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    Cool thread! Need to invite Triformis on to here also.
     
  7. MenasorMaster

    MenasorMaster Stunticon Warrior

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    @netkid: I think that butterfly is the black form of a eastern tiger swallowtail.
     
  8. Hiraga

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    You guys are all a bunch of nerds...
     
  9. red4

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    How many Transformers can you name?
     
  10. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator

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    ^^ Probably all of them...there's a thread somewhere about that too..seek it out :thumb 

    As for nerds...NEVER on TFW2005 :D 
     
  11. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    I like that one guy that can turn into a truck.

    Grimlock I think his name is...
     
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    Really? maybe i'll drive around the city and try to find some.

    and then kill them.
     
  13. red4

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    My favorite is that big evil tank that turns into a monstrous robot. I think his name is Arcee.
     
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    I love that one that turns into a space bound battle platform. I think it's name is Wheelie?
     
  15. E.Rabbot

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    It's a BUTTERFLY!