Mystery molting - Platypedia
Loomis, Placer County, California, USA
June 2, 2009
I found this molt clinging to my fence, and at first assumed it was a cicada or something. On closer inspection, I'm really not sure what to make of it. It has two pairs of walking legs, but the anterior set seems to be specialized for something else. What, I'm not sure. I'd really love to know what this beastie is! Cicada? Carpenter bee? Something else entirely?
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