The Bug Geek

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A mystery

Ok, I’m jumping on the guessing-game bandwagon, ’cause it’s fun.
Here’s a snippet of a pic I snapped yesterday. 
I wanna know:
  1. Who is/are the character(s)? 
  2. Where did the story unfold?
  3. What IS the story?
5 points for each 😛

Tell me the story

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6 responses to “A mystery

  1. christie March 10, 2010 at 11:27 AM

    Oh my gosh….I have no idea. Anxiously awaiting the answer though!

  2. Robert V Sobczak March 10, 2010 at 12:32 PM

    This site “bugs” me … but in a good way. Great macro work on your photos. BTW, just had visitors here in Florida from Whithorse in the Yukon.

    • TGIQ March 10, 2010 at 12:42 PM

      Glad I’m bugging you the right way, Robert, and thanks for the compliments on the photos, it means a lot!

      Alllllll the way from Whitehorse? Now THAT’s a long walk! 😛

  3. Ted C. MacRae March 10, 2010 at 6:17 PM

    I see what looks to be a cerambycid larva head capsule (perhaps a pine sawyer, genus Monochamus, or maybe Rhagium) – but instead of the rest of the beetle larva I see numerous parasitic hymenopteran (ichneumonoid?) cocoons and some frass from the beetle. Looks like the beetle larva was parasitized in its gallery and the parasitoids have all pupated.

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