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Samkeepsants
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PostSubject: Insect ids    1/7/2017, 7:25 pm

I went hiking and need ids for a lot of insects i found here are pictures:





The grub looks like a rhino beetle grub but they dont live here
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PostSubject: Re: Insect ids    1/7/2017, 8:33 pm

first looks like one of the june bug larvae found around here. Second looks like a wolf spider, 3rd is a Tilpula cranefly maggot
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PostSubject: Re: Insect ids    1/8/2017, 10:45 am

Location? That could help narrow it down. I agree with Canadian anter's IDs.
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PostSubject: Re: Insect ids    1/8/2017, 11:04 am

What do the grubs and larvae eat?
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PostSubject: Re: Insect ids    1/8/2017, 11:08 am

Beetle grub will eat either plant roots or rotting wood, depending on species and where you found it. I believe Tipula larvae are aquatic detritovores.
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PostSubject: Re: Insect ids    1/8/2017, 1:07 pm

June bugs use plant roots
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