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9050060 wireworm?

9050060 wireworm?
La rue Pines EA, Union County, Illinois, USA
August 27, 2017
Size: 2"
Under a small log. flipping wildly when exposed

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9050060 wireworm? 9050060 wireworm?

Moved, freshly molted Elateridae larva...
Moved from Beetles.

 
figured probably, but how man
figured probably, but how many get that big, about twice what I've encountered before.

 
You'd be surprised how large they can get...
I've got two Elateridae larvae that look pretty similar to yours, and they are about two inches long now! Can't wait to see what species they turn into...

 
I'd like to know which they t
I'd like to know which they turn out to be.

 
Once they mature I'll upload pics of the larvae and adults...
Here on Bugguide. I can comment on this post letting you know when I do, if you are really interested. :)

 
Yes thanks. Curious how big
Yes thanks. Curious how big adults are from these.

 
Hopefully mine will mature soon!
The adults will likely be quite a bit shorter than the larvae, Elaterid adults tend to lose a lot of their larval bulk when mature.

Moved
Moved from Insects.

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