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You have a Dosima: Also known as a Buoy Barnacle. A gallery of observations of these can be found here: https://inaturalist.ca/taxa/462188-Dosima/browse_photos They are found in the coastal UK and Spain area, New Zealand, and east and west N.America: (source: iNaturalist observations) These barnacles attach themselves to things that float, and if they don't ...


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I think you have an Indian Lily Moth (of the genus Polytela). It is considered a minor pest. Their habitat seems to only be around India and its surrounding area. Their worm matches yours ... smooth, dark, but red patches and white spots: If you dig in your garden, you may encounter these pupae: And they eventually grow into these beautifully-...


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These pages cite papers that mention A.hui: https://www.gbif.org/species/2160156 https://wsc.nmbe.ch/species/2910/Araneus_hui The World Spider Catalog (WSC) offers papers to their users for free, and it is a free registration. Browsing through the second pdf on the WSC, here is a sketch of the dorsal (top) view of the species: The paper is primarily written ...


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