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Larva of a dipteran insect showing red and black internal organs Syrphidae sp.
On eucalyptus leaf.
This larva is eating scale insects(Eriococcus coriaceus), leaving a trail of old shells. \http://nzacfactsheets.landcareresearch.co.nz/factsheet/OrganismProfile/Small_hover_fly_-_Melanostoma_fasciatum.html http://www.diptera.info/forum/viewthread... http://www.deviantart.com/art/unknown-Sy...
Spotted on Sep 28, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011