Australian Strepsiptera

Australian Strepsiptera

Postby Graeme Cocks on 30 Dec 2014, 18:03

Obviously not Hymenoptera. I just thought visitors to this forum would find it interesting. It's a male Stylops. Caught at light.
Townsville, Queensland.
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Re: Australian Strepsiptera

Postby Graeme Cocks on 31 Dec 2014, 06:54

David Rentz has just posted a page on these insects on his blog.
http://bunyipco.blogspot.com.au/
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Re: Australian Strepsiptera

Postby 1Caillou on 31 Dec 2014, 20:12

Hello Graeme,

Truly wonderful pictures of a very peculiar insect, thanks for showing them ! What size is it ?

I wish you a happy new year with many new critters !!
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Re: Australian Strepsiptera

Postby Graeme Cocks on 31 Dec 2014, 20:50

Hi Pierre. I've just replaced the picture with another with a scale.
Best wishes for the New Year.
Cheers, Graeme
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