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Help identifying mystery Pupa

Found two of these hooked onto the foam inside pond filter, they have three barbs but one (to the left of photo) came off when I picked it up to photograph!

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,079
    Three ‘barbs’ makes me think of damselfly nymph. Have a google and see if there’s any images that match. 
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  • madmaffmadmaff Posts: 2
    Damselflies are hemimetabolous insects that have no pupal stage in their development. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,079
    That’s why I said nymph... I wondered if it could be nymph that’s got caught in the filter and died there and started to break up ... but it’s very hard to see any detail on that photo  :/
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







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