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Beetle Larvae

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TheDisciple 8 years ago

I've seen one of these eating an earth worm. It had its facial pincers griping the earth worm and its tail-end had curled upwards and latched on to the prey with, what appeared to be, 4 piercing spikes. The tail was extracting substance with a wave like motion rippling through each segment, although it was gulping down dinner.

freelancing 8 years ago

Looks like the larva stage of a beetle. The larvae is often far more hideous than the beetle. Even ladybug larvae is creepy.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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