I found this specimen (that sounds so impersonal) munching his way across the top edge of a prickle pear paddle (cladodes). On editing and processing, it appeared there was another larger bug creeping up from the rear. It is however just the smaller hair like prickles (glochids) growing from small button like appendages.
Two great wordsmiths with almost the same thoughts.
So watch out behind you and beside you ††† en theos †††