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segmented  wormlike creatures in puddle along Stillwater river in Ohio

segmented wormlike creatures in puddle along Stillwater river in Ohio
pleasant hill, miami County, Ohio, USA
September 16, 2009
They seemed to be breathing thru the base of the tail which was kept at the surface. Anyone know what they are? Just curious.

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fly larva, aquatic maggots
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aquatic maggot
They were just over an inch long. No way I was going to pick it up. There were about 40 of them in a 6'x6' puddle. A soldier fly or tabanid eh? Cool, Thanks for the info.

Todd

 
handling
I'd thought about picking this one up too, but changed my mind :)

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