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Cucujus clavipes larva - Cucujus clavipes

Cucujus clavipes larva - Cucujus clavipes
Derry, New Hampshire, USA
November 26, 2003
Size: 18mm
Although it strongly resembles the far more plentiful larvae of Pyro*chroidae in form and habitat, note the shorter head and caudal spines, as well as the configuration of the latter, which differs from that of Pyro*chroidae. ID supplied by Dr. Dan Young, U. of Wisconsin.

This photo should probably be
This photo should probably be confined to Cucujidae so as not to confuse anyone. Just a guess. For some reason it was copied to the first level of Pyrochroidae.

wasn't me :)
... but I did move the other images to the Fire-colored Beetles page, based on identified images listed under Internet References on that page.

Revisit similar images.
Oh boy, we may collectively have provided incorrect IDs for those other larvae! Ok, "I" personally may have. We might want to revisit those other images.

images revisited
I found some web images of larvae and moved the 3 BugGuide images to the Pyrochroidae page (see Internet References links on the Fire-colored Beetles page).

Thank you.
Thank you, Robin:-)