Strange Insects at Bell Point

On a recent walk out on Bell Point I encountered a whole bunch of insects, including a few rather interesting looking ones that you can see below. In particular, I was fascinated by the leafhoppers that are covered in fuzz to protect them from predators, the owlfly which I almost didn’t notice at all, the dragonfly nymph and the water beetle larva that was several inches long with intimidating mouthparts. It will take a little research to figure out which species these are, or even to get close,

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