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Photo#28278
found this in the parking lot at work

found this in the parking lot at work
Craven County, North Carolina, USA
August 10, 2005
Size: 1-1 1/4"

Moved
Moved from Soldier flies.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Stratiomyidae: probably Strat
Stratiomyidae: probably Stratiomys sp.

Fly larva.
This appears to be a fly larva of some kind. Several aquatic fly larvae have that siphon on the end of the abdomen, through which they breath while connected to the surface. My top suspects would be soldier flies (family Stratiomyidae), rat-tailed maggot (Eristalis in the family Syrphidae, though that may be a stretch), and crane flies (family Tipulidae).

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