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Unidentified Larvae

Tiny Grub strange aquatic larva Unknown Dipteran Larvae rotting wood larva Parasitized slug caterpillar Northeast Ohio Herb Garden Red Larva Tiny black inchworm-like cluster Beetle larva?
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae
See Also
These are links to most of the higher order pages that have images of unidentified eggs, larvae, pupae and related images. Some of these pages may have more information to help with image identifications.
Most of these non-taxon pages are organized by Order and Family. Some are listed below the family level and labeled as such. All of the pages above the family level are indicated as: (Family unknown)

Unidentified Eggs and Egg Cases (Order and Family unknown)
Unidentified Pupae & Cocoons (Order and Family unknown)
Unidentified Leaf Mines (Order and Family unknown)
Unidentified Leaf Shelters (Order and Family unknown)
Unidentified Galls (Order and Family unknown)
Order Raphidioptera - Snakeflies:
Larvae (Family unknown)
Order Neuroptera - Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies:
Larvae - Family Chrysopidae - Green Lacewings
Larvae - Family Hemerobiidae - Brown Lacewings
Larvae - Genus Micromus
Unidentified Eggs, Larva, Pupae & Hosts - Family Mantispidae - Mantidflies
Eggs and Larvae - Family Ascalaphidae - Owlflies
Eggs and Larvae - Genus Ululodes
Larvae - Family Myrmeleontidae - Antlions
Order Coleoptera - Beetles:
Unidentified Larvae - Family Carabidae - Ground Beetles
Unidentified Immature Stages - Family Dytiscidae - Predaceous Diving Beetles
Larvae - Genus Agabus
Larvae - Genus Ilybius
Larvae - Genus Dytiscus
Larvae - Genus Acilius
Larvae - Genus Cybister
Larvae - Genus Laccophilus
Dermestidae Larvae - Family Dermestidae - Carpet Beetles
Unidentified Larvae - Genus Anthrenus - Carpet Beetles
Unidentified Larvae - Family Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles
Immatures - Genus Platydema
Unidentified Larvae - Family Meloidae - Blister Beetles
Larvae - Family Melyridae - Soft-winged Flower Beetles
Unidentified Eggs, Larvae, and Pupae - Family Coccinellidae - Lady Beetles
Unidentified Larvae - Subfamily Scymninae
Unidentified Larvae - Genus Scymnus
Unidentified Larvae and Pupae - Subfamily Chilocorinae
Unidentified Larvae - Subfamily Coccinellinae
Unidentified Larvae and Pupae - Genus Coccinella
Larvae & Pupae - Family Cerambycidae - Long-horned Beetles
Unidentified Eggs, Larvae and Pupae - Family Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles
Larvae - Genus Trirhabda
Unidentifed Larvae/Pupae/Eggs - Subfamily Cryptocephalinae - Case-bearing Leaf Beetles
Unidentified Larvae - Family Buprestidae - Metallic Wood-boring Beetles
Unidentified Larvae - Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles
Unidentified Larvae & Pupae - Family Elateridae - Click Beetles
Larvae - Genus Ampedus
Melanotus spp. Larvae - Genus Melanotus
Unidentified Larvae & Pupae - Family Lampyridae - Fireflies
Larvae - Genus Calopteron - Family Lycidae - Net-winged Beetles
Unidentified Immature Stages - Family Hydrophilidae - Water Scavenger Beetles
Larvae - Family Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles
Immature Stages - Superfamily Scarabaeoidea - Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles (Family unknown)
Unidentified Larvae - Family Scarabaeidae - Scarab Beetles
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies:
Unidentified Immatures - (Family unknown)
Unidentified Sawfly Larvae "Symphyta" - Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps (Family unknown)
Unidentified Diprionidae Larvae & Cocoons - Family Diprionidae - Conifer Sawflies
Unidentified Pamphiliid Eggs, Larvae & Pupae - Family Pamphiliidae - Webspinning and Leafrolling Sawflies
Unidentified Parasitic Immatures "Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita) (Family unknown)
Unidentified Gall on Water Oak - Family Cynipidae - Gall Wasps
Cocoons and Larvae - Family Braconidae - Braconid Wasps
Unidentified Nests, Burrows, Immatures, and Associates - Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps (Family unknown)
Unidentified Nests, Nest Sites, and Immatures - Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees (Family unknown)
Larvae of Dryinidae - Family Dryinidae - Dryinids
Unidentified Nests - Family Vespidae, Subfamily Eumeninae - Potter and Mason Wasps
Nests - Genus Eumenes
Vespinae Nests - Family Vespidae, Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets
Unidentified Nests - Genus Dolichovespula
Unidentified Nests - Genus Vespula
Order Trichoptera - Caddisflies:
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths:
Unidentifiable Early Instar Sphingidae Larvae - Family Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths
Wingless Female Geometrids - Family Geometridae - Geometrid Moths
Underside Tentiform Mines on Prunus - Family Gracillariidae - Leaf Blotch Miner Moths
Egg Clusters and Cocoons - Genus Malacosoma
Unidentified Noctuoid Eggs, Hatchlings, and Pupae - Superfamily Noctuoidea - Owlet Moths and kin (Family unknown)
Tiger or Tussock Cocoons - Family Erebidae
Cocoons - Genus Orgyia
Egg Cluster - Tribe Arctiini - Tiger Moths
Unknown Noctuid Eggs, Hatchlings, or Pupae - Family Noctuidae - Owlet Moths
Unidentified Tortricid Eggs - Family Tortricidae - Tortricid Moths
Order Diptera - Flies:
Unidentified Immature Stages - (Family unknown)
Immature Stages and Wingless Adults - Superfamily Sciaroidea - Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges (Family unknown)
Larvae - Family Bibionidae - March Flies
Larvae - Family Cecidomyiidae - Gall Midges and Wood Midges
Unidentified Midge Galls and Immature Stages - Subfamily Cecidomyiinae - Gall Midges
Larvae - Family Mycetophilidae - Fungus Gnats
Larvae - Subfamily Mycetophilinae
Unidentified Sciarid Larvae and Pupae - Family Sciaridae - Dark-winged Fungus Gnats
Eggs, Larvae, and Exuviae - Family Chironomidae - Midges
Unidentified Eggs, Larvae, Pupae - Family Ceratopogonidae - Biting Midges
Eggs, Larvae & Pupae - Genus Forcipomyia
Larvae and Pupae Subgenus Forcipomyia
Unidentified Mosquito Larvae and Pupae - Family Culicidae - Mosquitoes
Unidentified Crane Fly Larvae and Pupae - Infraorder Tipulomorpha - Crane Flies (Family unknown)
Unidentified Larvae - Family Tipulidae - Large Crane Flies
Lunatipula Larvae - Subgenus Lunatipula
Yamatotipula Larvae - Subgenus Yamatotipula
Larvae - Family Stratiomyidae - Soldier flies
Unidentified Deer and Horse Fly Eggs - Family Tabanidae - Horse and Deer Flies
Larval Images - Genus Tabanus - Horse Flies
Larvae - Genus Rhagio
Asilid Pupal Cases/Larvae - Family Asilidae - Robber Flies
Larvae and Pupae - Genus Laphria (Bee-like Robber Flies)
Unidentified Larvae and Pupae - Family Bombyliidae - Bee Flies
Unidentified Immatures - Family Therevidae - Stiletto Flies
Unidentified Larvae - Family Dolichopodidae - Longlegged Flies
Larvae - Genus Xylophagus
Unidentified Bruchomorpha Parasitoid - Family Pipunculidae - Big-headed flies, Subfamily Pipunculinae
Unidentified Immature Stages - Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies
Rat-tailed Maggots - Subfamily Eristalinae
Unidentified Immature Stages - Subfamily Syrphinae
Unidentified Eggs, Larvae, Pupae - Family Platypezidae - Flat-footed Flies
Unidentified Immature Parasitoids - Superfamily Oestroidea (Family unknown)
Immature Stages · Parasitized Hosts · Metamorphosis - Family Tachinidae - Parasitic Flies
Eggs and Larvae - Family Drosophilidae - Vinegar Flies
Unidentified Shore Fly Larvae and Pupae - Family Ephydridae - Shore Flies
Unidentified Sciomyzid Eggs and Larvae - Family Sciomyzidae - Marsh Flies
Unidentified Gall on Polymnia - Family Tephritidae - Fruit Flies
Stem Borer on Parthenocissus - Family Agromyzidae - Leaf Miner Flies
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