What the hek is this

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by barg, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Liveing in the PNW we dont have alot of Exotic insects, this thing is an inch or more long, I have nev er seen anything like it around here. I found it in the crack of my slideing glass door.
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  2. ChickaChickaBoomBoom

    ChickaChickaBoomBoom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We saw several of those last year too, but I haven't seen one this year yet.

    Our big excitement last year was "Mothra" - a moth with a 6"+ wingspan that landed on a drainspout at our house. It flew away before I got home, but my wife got pics of it (though she was afraid!)

    Turns out they're quite common in the woods in the PNW, so perhaps that'll be the case for yours as well.

    -Dave
     
  3. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up ten lined june beetle. That's what it looks like to me. Hope that helps, I'm by no means a bug expert.
     
  4. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh doesn't that look yummy! The cream filled kind!
    From a chicken's point of view, of course!
     
  5. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    adult female june beetle.........
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Quote:Haha, that reminds me of the Lion king and Pumba!
     
  7. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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  8. FluffyChickenMama

    FluffyChickenMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. SandraChick

    SandraChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    My June beetles are a rusty brown with the branched antennae typical of the Scarabidae family and they have big long teeth [​IMG]
     

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