Subject —
What’s that??
Geographic location of the bug:  Northern California
Date: 10/25/2017
Time: 11:31 PM EDT
Hello bug Man!  Can you help me identify what this is?  Very thin about an inch to an inch and a half at most. Was in my room…
I hope you can shed some light.
Many thanks
How you want your letter signed:  Harsha

Snakefly larva

Dear Harsha,
This is a harmless Snakefly larva.  According to BugGuide:  “Both larvae and adults are predatory, though they are capable of catching and killing only small and weak prey. Snakefly larvae feed on eggs and larvae of various insects, as well as adults of minute arthropods (e.g. mites, springtails, barklice, and homopterans).”

Location: Northern California

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