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flat green

flat green
near Piedras Blancas Lighthouse off Hwy 1, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
August 8, 2012
Size: 1/2"
This flat green insect with a dark stripe down its back was on an iceplant on the bluff. Thanks for helping me ID it...Denise K.

Moved from Insects.

There doesn't seem to be enough detail here to say more than has already been said.

John, is this a fly larva?
Are there any other possibilities? What a strange beast!

If it's a fly larva, probably Syrphidae.

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