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Description:

I half stepped on it when i came into my kitchen. Luckily it wasn't dead and after I took some pictures it recovered and walked away by itself. I think it is some kind of beetle larvae, I hope somebody here can help me out.

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest, carribean.



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5 Comments

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 5 years ago

Thank you Bayucca, Livan and Dan for the help, lampyridae is possible because I see regularly full grown fireflies around here..

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Interesting to see the underside ....

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Agree with Livan, either Lycidae or Lampyridae.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 5 years ago

I think it is safe to say it is a beetle larvae and that it is most likely a firefly or net winged beetle larvae, putting it safely in the Superfamily Elateroidea. That would be my guess.

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Cool spotting! It may be a firefly larvae as well.

PieterColpaert
Spotted by
PieterColpaert

Limón, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.64, Long: -82.69

Spotted on Sep 15, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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