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Syrphid Fly Larva - Epistrophe

Syrphid Fly Larva - Epistrophe
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
June 17, 2005
I went back to the same place and got this shot. Maybe the black trail of stuff and the fact that it's headed toward aphids will help. I also noticed that is was very flat today.

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Syrphid Fly Larva - Epistrophe Syrphid Fly Larva - Epistrophe

Moved

Moved

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Syrphidae.
Well, all the evidence sure does point to a syrphid fly larva of some sort. I'd welcome additional opinions, though:-)

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