Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Beetle Larvae

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

TheDisciple
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
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.

TheDisciple
Spotted by
TheDisciple

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

Related Spottings

Carpet beetle larva Wireworms, Click Beetle Larvae Diving beetle larva Spotting

Nearby Spottings

Bee Spider Annual cicada Domestic goose
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team