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Old Monday 2nd July 2012, 19:52   #1
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Any ideas?

This looks like the shed skin of something, but I've no idea what - any ideas? It was about 6mm long.
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Old Monday 2nd July 2012, 20:37   #2
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Looks like the pupal exuvia of some sort of beetle. I'm wondering if it might be from a tortoise beetle pupa? (Google "Cassida pupa" and you'll see what I mean)
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Old Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 14:27   #3
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Looks good for a Cassida sp. pupal skin.

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Old Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 17:02   #4
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Yes, there are plenty of tortoise beetles at this location.

Thanks very much to you both!
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