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Paradoxus amphicirrus
("strange" "on both sides curled")

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Specimen #01110, 7/10/2000

Wingspan: 4.5 inches (11.5 cm)

Composition: Sterling silver wire, steel utility blades, Kingston watch mechanism

Collection Site: Deadwood, South Dakota

Comments: Those gems in the abdomen are bright red, just like they are in the scan. However, the wings have more speckles than are visible here. The "stinger" is a small, underslung utility knife blade.

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