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larva from alder wood

larva from alder wood
San Leandro, Alameda County, California, USA
January 6, 2013
Size: 4mm
This larva was from the same alder tree branch that had a lot of these Hylocurus hirtellus beetles. I think the larva is a scolytid .... but is it possible to know the species? The larva was a bit larger than the adult beetles I saw -- 4mm vs 3mm.

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larva from alder wood larva from alder wood

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Larvae have small legs. Ther
Larvae have small legs. Therefore not a bark beetle. Bostrichidae is a possibility

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