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Photo#193816
Dixidae?? - Dixella dorsalis

Dixidae?? - Dixella dorsalis
Phyllis Rawlinson Park, Richmond Hill (N43º55'25.2"W079º23'54.5"elev.209m), York Region, Ontario, Canada
June 18, 2008
Size: 7 mm
This fly larva was scooped along with detritus from a pond edge. It preferred to stay close to water but not in it, and moved in a rapid and peculiar slinking fashion that I can only describe as being like "a lugworm moving back and forth in its u-shaped burrow'

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Perhaps this is a Dixid larva? Looks quite similar to this.

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Moved
Moved from Dixella.

Moved
Moved from Dixidae.

Moved

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