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Subject: Is this Botfly larvae
Location: South padre island
April 2, 2017 4:40 pm
Please help identify
Signature: Vivian

Black Soldier Fly Pupa

Dear Vivian,
This is definitely an immature phase of a Fly in the order Diptera, and we do not believe it is a Bot Fly.  We needed to research that South Padre Island is in Texas.  We suspect this might be a Black Soldier Fly pupa.  Was it found near a compost pile? 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: South Padre Island, Texas

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