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I need help identifying a creature

Posted by jchardin IL (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 7, 10 at 14:05

I found him in my garden this morning. I am not sure if he is harmful or not. In the meantime I gave him the benefit of the doubt and let him go. I hope someone out there can help me identify this guy. Click the link below for more photos.

Thanks for your help

John

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Here is a link that might be useful: Unidentified Creature


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RE: I need help identifying a creature

Looks like a horsehair worm.


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RE: I need help identifying a creature

I googled Horsehair worm and sure enough. Thanks for such a quick reply


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RE: I need help identifying a creature

Aren't they interesting? A beneficial critter, you should be glad!


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