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Glow worm beetle larva  Alamance County NC - Phengodes

Glow worm beetle larva Alamance County NC - Phengodes
Graham , Alamance County, North Carolina, USA
July 8, 2023
Size: 4.5 cm
A relatively fast moving beetle larva with flat plates on back and very distinctive segmental yellow bands with two orange spots per segment. Would appear to be aposematic possibly a Batesian mimic for toxic millipedes

Moved from ID Request.

state does not belong in the city field, pease correct
btw, the bug shown here is a larval beetle

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