Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Lonchaeidae? <= Larvae under spruce bark munching snakefly larva

Posted by Iain MacGowan on 10-03-2021 16:37
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Given the microhabitat and them feeding on a dead beetle larvae - and the characteristic posterior breathing organs - I would guess Lonchaeidae. They look quite well grown, put them in a plastic bag with some of the under bark material and you should be able to breed them out
Iain