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Larva of a Firefly

Description:

Brown "pointy" insect about the size of a large earwig. Has a head like a conehead bug, and a shape like a green lacewing larva.

Habitat:

Found crawling on a cinderblock wall of a house's basement, outdoors.

Notes:

Shot with my iPhone 6+, sorry about the out-of-focus side view...

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3 Comments

Ron Rockwell
Ron Rockwell 4 years ago

Thank you LivanEscudero for the answer! You nailed it! Who woulda thunk it was a Firefly larva? Wow. Thanks again!

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 4 years ago

Larva of a Firefly from the Genus Pyractomena, would be my guess. I don't know specific species http://bugguide.net/node/view/748294

Machi
Machi 4 years ago

Looks more like a beetle larva... Maybe firefly or net-winged beetle

Ron Rockwell
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Ron Rockwell

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Feb 26, 2017
Submitted on Mar 2, 2017

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