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Ben Hamers
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Posted on 04-04-2005 22:24

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I saw this larva in March, creeping around on a path between two meadows. I do not have much expierence with larvae, but it seemed rather big to me (about 25 mm long).

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Paul Beuk
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After a near miss in another forum (I thought something similar might be a strat larva) I would say this might be a tabanid larva. Theo or maybe Tom probably can confirm if I am right.

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Posted on 10-04-2005 21:08

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It might be a Tabanidae.
But then again, it might be something else (in Nematocera).
Consult Ton van Haaren.

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