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Photo#91537
Beetle larvae - Trogoderma anthrenoides

Beetle larvae - Trogoderma anthrenoides
Okeechobee County, Florida, USA
December 31, 2006
Size: 3-4mm
Mud dauber cell.
I believe these are Dermestids. Probably consumed decomposed spiders or failed wasp larva.

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Moved
Moved from Carpet Beetles.

They look like fly pupae to me.
Were they roving around like dermestid larvae?

 
I just wanted to say
That they don't look like flies to me anymore. After having reared a number of dermestids and seen how they pupate inside their larval skins, I have to say that these have the characteristic look of dermestid larvae, complete with dorsal split of the larval integument that's caused by the pupa's more compact, wider shape.

 
No
not mobile, but not dead. Waiting to see what happens with them.

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