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Arthropod from "Africa" series

Observed: 3rd February 2013 By: stavrosd
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I "spotted" it actually in TV, I am intrigued by this insects mouthparts. Can anyone locate it to at least order? Thanks!

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stavrosd's picture

Shame on me! I assumed that I

Shame on me!
I assumed that I saw three pairs of legs, antennae and mandibles I have never seen before!
As for the lack of wings I assumed that it either was a larvae or the wings degenerated.
How wrong was I!

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weird thing

They're strange looking creatures, I'm not surprised you were confused.