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Photo#158898
No Idea - Rectiostoma xanthobasis

No Idea - Rectiostoma xanthobasis
New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
July 23, 2007
Size: 0.9 cm
At first I thought this was bird "frass", but then it began moving and shimmying oddly in ways unmistakenly alive. Any help?

Looks like Rectiostoma xanthobasis
Check out the ones in the guide.

 
Thanks Tom
I couldn't find it for the life of me.

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