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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:40 pm

Yeah thats cool. Thanks.
I need to pick up another identification book, the one I have is primarily beetles and oher insects and some spiders. Need to pick up the moth/butterfly one.
I've started pinning some of them if I have 2 of the same kind one with wings open and the other standard mount.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by AuroraDrvr » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:07 pm

I should have some stuff for you.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:22 pm

Cool that's fine. Just let me know.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by AuroraDrvr » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:04 am

redpheonix wrote:Cool that's fine. Just let me know.
If you can, pm me your address. I have class tomorrow (Tue) and could just drop off a box at your door beforehand. It's just a few beetles, but it's something. :lol:

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:16 pm

I would really like to get a Monarch butterfly. I saw 2 and missed both of them last weekend. So if anybody catches one please freeze it for me... Also still looking for cool beetles. I came across some bess beetles and a large false eye click beetle and a 3'' long grasshopper.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:09 pm

found 3 of them just a flying.... damn things are fast. I looked like an idiot in my business attire trying to catch one the other day in spanish fort.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:13 am

I was at the park chasing a butterfly with my son and he spent the entire time laughing at me running around with that net.
The other day I was at the park collecting bugs again and had a girl come ask me if I worked for the conservation department, her bf had been pointing and laughing most of the time I had been there, told her "no just collecting for my son who loves bugs". If I had been single would have told her "no, I'm working with a group of people doing an independent study to determine the affect of the oil spill and how it affects the animals that feed on them". Haha
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Fishfood » Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:18 pm

by the time you get this thing put together your son isn't going to be interested in them anymore.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:16 pm

What I have is already up for the most part. My son looks at it everyday, I'm just going to continue to add to it as I go.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Fishfood » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:26 pm

redpheonix wrote:What I have is already up for the most part. My son looks at it everyday, I'm just going to continue to add to it as I go.
I was just joking with you. I still don't understand how you couldn't find bug out where you live.

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:56 pm

i would have told her "I couldnt help notice you staring at me and that douche bag laughing, its okay though, he didnt know i was trying to catch a present for you... want to grab a bite to eat?"

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by bluwtr » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:13 pm

LOL! VERY smooth...... :lol:
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by Buddy08 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:27 pm

thank you, thank you... this message is brought to you buy coors lite and lots of it! :shock:

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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:02 am

Haha, he was a prick and she was a HOT blonde. Then they left in a range rover his dad probably bought him. I told my wife she was just coming to find out if I was single.
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Re: looking for insect collection

Post by redpheonix » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:19 am

I do find some bugs at my house but they are usually small. I collected a bunch of stuff at muni park and went over to 5 rivers and collected some beetle and a big grasshopper. The cool stuff is usually stuff you just stumble across, AuroraDrvr brought me some cool metalic green scarab beetles with horns, Katie found this huge regal moth the size of a hand, and another person mailed m a large walnut sized beetle someone gave them from Mexico. I used to find line moths and big rhino beetles every year as a kid but haven't seen any in years. I actually found the most moths st work on the ship flight deck under the floodlights.
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