Subject: Wierd bug i named Jefery
Location: Meredith, Nh
October 2, 2015 7:05 pm
Found this in a rotten tree in Nh, what is it? Mostly see thru, seemed to have a stinger at the end of its tail.
Signature: Douglas Hewitt Jr
This is the larva of a Drone Fly, commonly called a Rattailed Maggot. According to BugGuide: ” larvae feed on rotting organic material in stagnant water” so we are wondering if there was any water in the rotten tree.