Help with identifying insect, maybe a cicada?

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  1. Fretting out

    Fretting out Friend of Leo's

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    i was planting some plants for my mother earlier today and while digging found what looks like some sort of pupae

    Does anyone know if this is a cicada?

    That was my best guess and apparently they are coming back this year

    It kind of just looked like a piece of debris but giving a closer look it’s definitely something living, when I took it inside to get a photo it started moving on it’s own, I don’t think it liked me messing with it so I put it back from where it came

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    No it’s not some sort of excrement
     
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    Looks like a cicada.
     
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    I’d never seen one other than the ones that crawl/fly around making noises

    I thought it might be that

    I’m gonna have to look up its life cycle
     
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    I don’t know I just looked up cicadas and they don’t seem to really have a cocoon like that
    I’ve seen the cicada shells on trees but never anything like this

    Hmmmm
     
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    Looks alien to me. Are you sure it's from this planet?
     
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    maybe its a date, did you taste it?:cool:
     
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    Never taste your date on the first date.
     
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    Whoops...

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    Its a larvae of some kind. Might be a cicada. Keep a watch and see it hatch.
    My wife would know...
     
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    Well, it actually looks cicada-ish.
     
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    Okay I found something similar on the internet
    I think it’s a Moth

    All the ones I saw were red but look identical
     
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    I think that looks like a cocoon... I certainly wouldn't let it hatch indoors, and out of containment...
    Hopefully a Brian Dennehy hybrid doesn't pop out.
     
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    It’s back where I found it I just hope I didn’t disturb it or put it back improperly
     
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    moth or butterfly ,looks like a monarch sort of Check the Magic Google
     
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    Yes, it's a moth of some kind. Put it back outside and let it do its thing...
     
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    Ever seen Body Snatchers? Looks like a smaller version. Maybe they're starting with something easier this time.

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    Just. put. it. back. and. go. to. sleep.

    When. you. wake. up......
     
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    I also think it’s a moth or something similar cocoon
    I haven’t been around many cicadas but I do remember empty shells on trees more than the insect
     
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    Our cats make those.

    They bury them in the litter box.

    Well usually...

    If something comes out of that that looks like a pug ?

    Then it’s a cicada .

    Otherwise, I think it’s a moth.
     
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