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Photo#98092
Mystery Beetle Larvae

Mystery Beetle Larvae
Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
March 11, 2007
Size: 4 mm
Found under some papery bark. I was hoping to rear it, but sadly I kept it in the fridge a bit too long.

I'm guessing either elaterid or tenebrionid... can somebody possibly explain how to tell these groups apart?

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

Tenebrionid
:-)

Not elate*rid
Those down-facing mandibles belong to some different family.

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