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looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:58 pm

My son has gone nuts for BUGS right now. I would like to find a couple different insect collections to put up in my sons room (out of reach) looking for dragonflys, beetles, butterflys ect. if you have anything let me know text me at 228-990-7340
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:10 pm

If anybody finds any cool looking beetles, moths, or butterflys i would appreciate it if you could grab and bag them. Want to put together a bug collection for my son, he spent 20 mins today at a store while my wife was looking around saying "daddy its a big bug, lets go look at it again, i wanna show mommy" so if you can help that would be great
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Fishfood » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:36 pm

Get off your ass zack and get one of your large fish nets and go out hunting some bugs. :D

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by pheonixsoul25 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:20 pm

Fishfood wrote:Get off your ass zack and get one of your large fish nets and go out hunting some bugs. :D
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by jt3069 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:44 am

NAME SOME(BUG) IN PARTICULAR YOU ARE LOOKING FOR

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by bluwtr » Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:33 pm

While being a partial smart azz and LOL, I am also serious about this--check your grill/radiator and the outside lights of your house. Best places to find things, especialy this time of year.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Fishfood » Fri Sep 02, 2011 3:05 pm

yea i had a cool locust looking thing at the front door light a month or so ago.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by AuroraDrvr » Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:36 pm

We have all types of Rhino beetles that end up in our pool. We've also got tons of Brown Widow spiders. lol :lol:

Are you looking for dead/alive specimens?

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:32 pm

looking for dead specimens but if i get live thats fine too. I have been looking but havent seen much lately. i used to find all kinds of big bugs when i lived t my parents house out near wilmer, not as many lights out there so more bugs in one location. in the city there are so many light sources that the larger bugs dont congregate in one area they are spread out. i would love some of the rhino beetles. I used to have a large collection i built for a school project in high school but i gave it to someone to use the next year and never saw it again.

yes drew i have been lookin but as you know with kids there inst near as much time to go running through the woods flipping over logs looking for bugs
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by AuroraDrvr » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:37 pm

Alright, I'll start keeping an eye out. I doubt there will be too much for a few days with all the rain predicted though.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:33 am

I really appreciate it.
I got him some triops to grow and watch for now. But I have been thinking about ordering some off of eBay but it said they wouldn't be here till late October beause they would be coming from hong kong and thialand. I miss having a friend bring me some back from china by like 3 days. He had already left by the time I thought to contact him. Owell
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:19 pm

Figured I would check and see if anybody had come across any bugs yet. I found 2 (crab) spiders and a locust shell but that's it so far.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by 29nanomob » Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:19 am

do you want yellow jackets??? i have a apple juice bottle full of them.... o and tree roaches the size of dollar bills... lol
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:53 am

If you can, text me a pic of the ones you have, they alive or dead?
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by 29nanomob » Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:11 pm

i can swing them in tomorrow morning on my way to work if you want. let me know.
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