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Lawrence J.F., et al. (1995-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera) larvae: descriptions, illustrations, identification...

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Influence of alternate prey on predation of monarch butterfly larvae by the multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coccinellidae).

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Did some more research...

Re: Not a sawfly.


Hopefully you will get an expert response

Moss-feeding beetles

Paedogenesis - not adults that look like larvae.



Thanks, James, for your dedicated efforts!

Coleoptera larvae?? Chrysomelidae

Well, now you went and done it

Diptera larvae are legless an

zillion dollar question

We're hoping for a couple of changes here at BugGuide




any larval shots?

Yes, Coleoptera for sure.


Brown ground beetles?

Yes - Anomaloninae (female)…

Moved for expert review to Coleoptera (larvae)

Thanks you Ken!

This insect is extremely cool

In our defense

Indeed Bousquet



right, Pterotus obscuripennis

I think I'll leave it like this for a while...


definitely Sepedophilus


Dytiscus sp. (larva)

I have...


#187393 Identification – Coleoptera?

Quite a few beetles

Host Plant and Character Info

Adult vs immature

likely Nematodes


Yup, third beetle family.

Coleoptera: Scirtidae

Rhyssomatus lineaticollis

Rhyssomatus lineaticollis


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