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Underbark Larva - Xylota

Underbark Larva - Xylota
Near Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
February 16, 2006
Size: 9 mm ?
Found in a very damp underbark environment.

Moved from Xylota.


Did you see this?
It referenced your image.

Thanks Steven, and Natalie too, I'll move to "pretty sure" Xylota!

Moved from Syrphid Flies.


a soldier fly larvae is my guess

I'm sure it's a fly. Keep it and see what kind if it pupates (and expupates).

Thanks, Jim
Thanks, Jim, moving to Diptera page.


Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV

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