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Photo#45633
tenebrio*nid larva (I think)

tenebrio*nid larva (I think)
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
March 18, 2006
Size: about 24 mm
I often find dark larvae like this that I think are tenebri*onids (darkling beetles), but I think there must be several species of them at least. I'll try rearing this one to get a positive ID. Found under bark or in rotten wood.

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Moved from Click Beetles.

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Moved from Beetles.

No - is Elateridae!
Often confused, but easy to tell apart until you know:

Tenebrionidae: head more or less globular and hypognathous
Elateridae: head flattened above, prognathous.

Species with, or without terminal hooks exist in both families.

regards, Boris

 
Thanks, Boris.
Moving to Elateridae.

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