Andy IP's picture

Insect that flew into my car on my drive, thought it was pretty clumsy at flying

Observed: 21st September 2013 By: Andy IP
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Two long legs, hard shell, big black eyes, really bad at flying

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Martin Harvey's picture

insects attracted to cars

There's an interesting paper on why insects (especially aquatic ones) are attracted to cars here, to do with polarization effects:
http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/273/1594/1667.full

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Joe Botting's picture

Fascinating...

That makes perfect sense - thanks Martin. :o)