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Fire-colored Beetle Larva - Neopyrochroa flabellata

Fire-colored Beetle Larva - Neopyrochroa flabellata
Columbia / Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Boone County, Missouri, USA
February 22, 2012
Size: 1" or so
Found this guy underneath a rotting log. It is flattened, segmented, has pincher like front and rear. Found images of a Flat Bark Beetle Larva ID'd as Cucujus clavipes. May not be it, but closest thing we could find to it. Whadya think?

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thanks, Dan & Jon
Moved from ID Request.

Neopyrochroa flabellata (Fabricius)
This is a larva of Neopyrochroa flabellata (Fabricius), in the family Pyrochroidae. Finding it "underneath a rotting log" is precisely the microhabitat.

 
Much Thanks!
DKYoung & Vbelov for your excellent ID assistance.

pyrochroid, suspect Neopyrochroa

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