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Genus Amietophrynus Genus Amietophrynus

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olie

Date

November 16, 2010

Description

Some kind of toad! This guy just came out of nowhere one night, and he was about the size of my fist.

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Common Peafowl Pavo cristatus

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olie

Date

August 19, 2010

Description

The NIED campus we had our training at was full of these!

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purple crab Infraorder Brachyura

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olie

Date

December 28, 2010

Description

I saw this tiny purple crab near Henties Bay. Not sure what family or anything else.

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Flap-necked Chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis

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olie

Date

October 3, 2010

Description

Most Namibians shit their pants when they see one of these because there is an old myth here that they can witch you and their bite is deadly poisonous.

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Namib Rock Agama Agama planiceps

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olie

Date

November 28, 2010

Description

A red-headed rock agama at our reconnect near Windhoek.

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Convolvulus Hawkmoth Family Sphingidae

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olie

Date

December 8, 2010

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Suborder Heteroptera Suborder Heteroptera

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olie

Date

November 24, 2010

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Pachycondyla tarsata Order Hymenoptera

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olie

Date

November 24, 2010

Description

I don't know what type of ants these are, but they emit a foul, urine-like odor when provoked. I also have a picture of what I believe are the larvae.

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Carpenter Bees Order Hymenoptera

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olie

Date

December 8, 2010

Description

Any help identifying this would be great. Very large with a loud, low buzz.

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rock grasshopper Family Acrididae

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olie

Date

November 28, 2010

Description

I only saw this guy because he kept jumping around, but he looks exactly like the rocks. He had beautiful pink wings but I couldn't get a shot of them! Possibly a Sphingonotus sp.?

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Stasimopus schultzei Family Ctenizidae

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olie

Date

November 14, 2010

Description

A trapdoor spider chillin' in one of the teacher's huts.

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Cheiracanthium furulatum Genus Cheiracanthium

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olie

Date

November 13, 2010

Description

A long-legged sac spider I found in my house :^O!

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Cirina forda Family Saturniidae

Observer

olie

Date

November 8, 2010

Description

There was a swarm of these one morning at my school, covering the entire village.

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Lynx Spiders Peucetia viridans

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olie

Date

September 4, 2010

Description

I was having a braai with some buddies and this guy hopped down on my shirt.

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Camponotus fulvopilosus Genus Camponotus

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olie

Date

September 3, 2010

Description

These ants are all over Okahandja, and all over Namibia in general. They have a weird habit of sticking their abdomens high up in the air.

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Phymateus baccatus Genus Phymateus

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olie

Date

October 3, 2010

Description

Another pair of milkweed locusts I saw at a later date. Are they mating? Does anyone know?

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Phymateus baccatus Genus Phymateus

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olie

Date

August 20, 2010

Description

This is one of the first insects I saw upon arriving in Namibia. Beautiful milkweed locust!

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olie

Date

December 14, 2010

Description

Some macro shots of a wallspider outside my house and its molt.

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Family Theraphosidae Family Theraphosidae

Observer

olie

Date

December 8, 2010

Description

Some kinda tarantula!

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sun spider Order Solifugae

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olie

Date

November 15, 2010

Description

Caught this one outside my house one night. If someone knows what those weird white things coming out of its abdomen and hind legs are in the last photo, please tell me!

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olie

Date

December 5, 2010

Description

Most likely a Trombidium holosericeum near Windhoek. I love these guys!

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longhorn beetle Family Cerambycidae

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olie

Date

December 6, 2010

Description

I believe this is some type of longhorn beetle, but I have no idea what genus.This one was pretty large and woke me up in the middle of the night by gnawing on my neck.

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olie

Date

December 7, 2010

Description

some kind of flat dust bug. I have no idea what it is.

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Dasylabris Family Mutillidae

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olie

Date

November 15, 2010

Description

These ladies crawl around my house all the time. I have been researching them and I think it may belong to the genus Dasylabris but I'm not sure of the species. I'm not sure if the last photo is a different species also because it has slightly different markings on the abdomen.

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