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Please can someone identify this?

I can't find anything on the Internet like it. 2 cm long. North Bohemian mountains (Czech Republic).

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That is the caterpillar of a lobster moth (Stauropus fagi), family Notodotidae. It is mimicking a scorpion to help protect it from predation. An amazing insect.

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