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Judging from the photo, it's an earthworm, some species of Lumbricidae. If the accident happened in India, this faunistic paper can be of some help.


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Here is a listing of a bunch of different butterfly bushes in all their glory! http://www.naturehills.com/bushes-and-shrubs/butterfly-bushes http://www.naturehills.com/about-garden-plants/about-butterfly-bush


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It definately looks like a Pieris rapae larvae, which are distinct from larvae in closely related common species as e.g. Pieris napi and Pieris brassicae. However, I'm not a lepidopterist and there might be related rarer species I'm not aware of, especially since you don't know where the broccoli is from. However, Pieris rapae is found basically all over the ...


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That is the larva of a carpet beetle. Larvae feed on natural fibers and can damage carpets, furniture, clothing and insect collections. "Anthrenus verbasci - larva side (aka)" by André Karwath aka Aka on Wikimedia Related question: What kind of caterpillar is this?, though I think that the larva photographed in that example is either of a different ...


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I think this may be a fly killed by the fungi Entomophthora muscae (most likely) or maybe a Cordyceps fungus. These are fungi which mainly attacks insects, and you sometimes see attacks as white, swollen abdomens in flies. These types of fungi are also known to change the behaviour of infected individuals, so that they e.g. climb up tall plants to die, to ...


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I think I found it. It can be Lacewings: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysopidae


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It belongs to Pentatomidae family. More on the Wiki page


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To me, it looks like a male Aphid (males are winged, and have four wings) from the genus Eriosoma (wooly aphids). The white feathery substance is a wax secretion. Have a look at Bugguide: Eriosoma, InfluencialPoints: Eriosoma and this page from the Uni of Minnesota for some more info. A picture of a species from the genus:


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It might be an imported cabbageworm: or a green-veined white: Both exist where you are, and the former is more common than the latter. I can't tell them apart, but consulting the pages might help.


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Its definitely a True bug (Hemiptera), and based on its distinct pronotum and small head I'm guessing its a Wheel bug (Arilus cristatus). It is a common species that is also found in Indiana. They are aggresive predators and are part of the family Reduviidae also known as Assassin bugs. This is not a part of the world I know well though, and there might be ...


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Based on some external advice, I believe it might be a juvenile night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), the only remaining question being why I didn't see any adults. Link to Google Image search results Update: I went back to the same location today and saw some adult night herons, which convinced me that these were juveniles of the same species.



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