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Chrysomelidae? Cucumber beetle larvae?

Chrysomelidae? Cucumber beetle larvae?
Santa Cruz County, California, USA
October 27, 2012
Size: inch?
later larval stages

Moved from ID Request.


Thank you for cropping the photo, this is a huge help.
The image you cropped, I believe to be fall armyworm (noctuidae). This is the outlier in the bunch. The other larvae you see in the photos, look vey much like beetle grubs. I went back and found a klamath weed beetle, I think this may be the larvae. I cannot however, find any photos of the larvae online. I am rearing the little guys out. I will let you know what I find.

In the future ...
Do not post different specimens together. I separated the moth from your other posts :)

I cropped to "just the bug." Hopefully, this will help with ID.

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