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strange white larvae
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Posted on 06-05-2008 15:02

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Hi I hope you can help me identify this worm (larvae ) I found in the soil while digging some sod up
It was on a rural sandy slope in Melbourne ontario canada
on april 27 2008
this worm had 2 spots on both ends and a pointer of somekind that it used to drag itself around while on my hand it was quite active see attached photos
thanks in advance
footah attached the following image:

Edited by footah on 06-05-2008 15:07
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 08-05-2008 21:01
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I'm pretty sure this is an Asilidae (robber fly) larva, but don't know which one.
Tony Irwin
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