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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:22 am

Just figured I would bump back to the top and see of anybody has come across any bugs yet. I have found a couple, today at work I picked up a spider and dragonfly. Let me know if you did anything.

Ryan I left the ice chest on the from porch but noticed you haven't ha the chance to drop anything off yet, if need be I can meet you somewhere. Let me know.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by 29nanomob » Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:23 pm

sorry i quit my job im in a scramble to get alot done im sorry. he has a 18" screen cage with a door a light and decor. i got board and threw it together
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:28 am

Still looking for insects. I have collected several spiders, a couple smaller beetles, couple butterflies, and a millipede.
If anybody has/finds anything let me know
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by AuroraDrvr » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:40 pm

redpheonix wrote:Still looking for insects. I have collected several spiders, a couple smaller beetles, couple butterflies, and a millipede.
If anybody has/finds anything let me know
Since posting, I haven't found a single rhino beetle or anything "cool" in the pool overflow. :?

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:17 pm

Well my son and I went collecting at muni park on sat and picked up several different insects, buy still lacking in the big beetle and moth area.
Also if anybody comes across any caterpillars I would like those too. Had one someone was gonna grab me that was green with yellow horns, but they waited till the next morning to collect it and it was gone. Think it would be cool for my son to be able to watch them hatch.
Thanks any let me know, not picky just looking for diversity.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:04 pm

found some butterflies and spiders in a shop at the tuscaloosa mall, it was called earthbound something and supposedly theres one in p cola.. you should check those out and see if your son likes em

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:51 am

Well I pinned 30 insects last night. Still need some cool beetles and moths. If anybody comes across any bugs let me know I would gladly come picke them up or meet ya while your out.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:06 pm

Still looking for beetles. I have found several different moths over the last week, they have been all over the flight deck at work. But I could really use some help with the beetles (all kinds). Let me know if you can help or if you find anything.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by 29nanomob » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:35 am

post a pic of what youve got... (had a ton when i dropped off what i had.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:11 pm

here are a few pics of what i have pinned.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:38 pm

thats awesome, are you going to frame them?

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:12 am

Yeah, haven't been able to find any hindged shadow boxes the size I want so guess I'm gonna have to break out the table saw and router and build a couple big ones (one for each class of insect)

just been having alot of trouble finding big beetles and catching certain dragonflies with patterned wings (fast)
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by 29nanomob » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:21 am

draggon flys use to land on our hand out at austal on the dock all colors .blue yellow orange red green.. let me know if you need help with that case.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:41 pm

I will accept any help with bugs sobif you can grab a couple dragonflies I would appreiate it. Also if anybody comes across any monarch butterflies I would really appreciate atleast one of those. They are in migratory transition to south america and will be here another week or so and then gone till next year.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:28 pm

i grabbed a big dragon fly out of a cars grill today at work, its torso broke but i have both pices, not sure if you can do anything with it but if you want it, i have it. ill toss it in a zip lock bag for ya

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