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Subject: Long red and black sand beetle larvae?
Location: Chesapeake, md
September 13, 2015 11:07 am
We found this on brownie beach on the Chesapeake bay, maryland. What could it be?
Signature: Divya

Glowworm

Glowworm

Dear Divya,
This is a Glowworm or Railroad Worm.  They really do glow in the dark.

Daniel, thank you so much! Wish I had known to test out the glowing, but it was really hard to google image a replica of long red black beach bug. Anyway, my 4.5 year old loved it:

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Location: Chesapeake, Maryland

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