‘Nymph’ insect with iridescent tuft of ‘hair’ discovered in…

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The bizarre bug that looks a TROLL: Insect with tuft of ‘hair’ discovered in American rainforest

The 7mm-wide, bug is thought to be an insect called a

Its elongated golden body is in orange dots and stripes

made of wax protrude from the rear to ward off predators

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It may look like straight from a toy store but bizarre creature is a new species of found living in the South rainforest.

The 7mm-long creature is golden and its body is covered in orange and stripes.

It has hair-like feelers out of its rear which resemble the hair of the colourful Troll a popular toy in the 1990s.

The 7mm-wide pictured, was discovered after from the University of Harvard for three weeks to explore the rainforest of southeast Suriname. The creature is covered in orange and stripes. Its feelers are made of wax protrude from its rear end

Researchers believe the bug is an immature called a nymph, possibly into one of four nymph Dictyopharidae, Nogodinidae, Lophopidae, and

WHAT IS A NYMPH?

A nymph is an insect.

In insects that a gradual metamorphosis, the stage of the cycle that hatches the egg is called the nymph.

These do not pupate like a butterfly.

the nymph looks like a wingless version of the …. The may molt several times to adulthood.

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Insects that undergo or gradual metamorphosis, and have a stage, include grasshoppers and cockroaches, termites and dragonflies.

from the University of Harvard and around the world trekked for weeks to explore the untouched of southeast Suriname.

The new nymph was one of 60 new recorded during the trek.

Dr Trond Larsen, who is a tropical and conservation biologist, spent studying the creature.

Dr Larsen said: ‘I spent hours searching of nymphs to compare it to other but have only been to narrow it down from 16 to

In insects that undergo a metamorphosis, the stage of the life that hatches from the egg is the nymph. These insects do not like a butterfly.

The iridescent that grows from the of some nymphs is in fact of wax. It is produced by specialised in the abdomen.

The wax serves a variety of purposes in some species it grows a fan shape and can slow descent falling. It can also act as a distraction for

The bug is believed to be an insect called a It has hair-like feelers made of wax stick out of its rear and which the fuzzy hair of the colourful Dolls, pictured — a toy in the 1990s. The wax can grow into a fan and can slow descent while It can also act as a distraction for predators

‘I couldn’t match it anything we have discovered I can’t get it into a family certainty,’ continued Dr Larsen.

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