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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:11 pm    Post subject: ID please Reply with quote

My wife's first guess is this is an aphid in its flying stage. My guess is that I don't have any idea Smile

This is the best focused one of about 20 attempts. It was a little too active to even try a stack.



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a thrips - order Thysanoptera.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's also very well captured, for a live thrips. Those critters are small and wiggly!

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