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by Bub
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: A different way of mounting
Replies: 15
Views: 544

Re: A different way of mounting

I see what you're saying. But, you guys are serious collectors of some pretty special specimens. I'm just an old guy farting around with common bugs. I wouldn't expect anyone else to do what I've done. To me, they look more life like standing on their own legs. A pin sticking through them kind of sp...
by Bub
Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:14 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: A different way of mounting
Replies: 15
Views: 544

Re: A different way of mounting

A "curious" take on insect preparation. If you should decide to make any number of these I do hope you put them into a tight-lidded container of some sort to prevent insect pests from getting at them and from dust settling on them. Perhaps, a pin is still necessary (at least placed in the...
by Bub
Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:40 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: A different way of mounting
Replies: 15
Views: 544

Re: A different way of mounting

A crane fly was a challenge. I ended up losing one of its legs.

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by Bub
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:18 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: A different way of mounting
Replies: 15
Views: 544

A different way of mounting

Instead of sticking them on a pin, I've been experimenting with gluing them to a small square of poster board. This way I can hand them to someone for close examination. Here is a paper wasp. https://i.postimg.cc/05BNKPQX/paper-wasp.jpg And here is a large fly. I don't know what kind it is but it's ...
by Bub
Fri Sep 16, 2022 3:51 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: The silence....
Replies: 47
Views: 1696

Re: The silence....

This is an interesting thread. I've hardly posted because I'm such a newbie that I don't have anything to contribute. I've seen this same discussion on other forums that are hobby related. I have posted photos here and don't find it that big a deal. I always do some cropping and re-sizing anyway.
by Bub
Tue Jul 19, 2022 2:40 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: AI insect identification
Replies: 2
Views: 144

AI insect identification

Here's a link.
https://hackaday.com/2022/07/16/neural-network-identifies-insects-outperforming-humans/

What do you think?