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Soldier Beetle Larva

Description:

Velvety-looking larva of some sort. It had a white head and red mouth parts. I found it near a decomposing earthworm

Habitat:

I found it under a wooden board in my vegetable garden. Suburban yard next to a dried-up, forested swamp

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3 Comments

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 4 years ago

OK.. now I'm going to have to learn about soldier beetles. I know about soldier FLIES.... but not beetles. Hmm.

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

red looks like food remains.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Soldier beetle larva (Cantharidae)

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Portland, Maine, USA

Spotted on Nov 11, 2015
Submitted on Nov 15, 2015

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