What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Mystery bug
Geographic location of the bug:  Ohio
Date: 03/31/2019
Time: 12:42 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I’ve never seen anything like this. Found on the floor of my house.
How you want your letter signed:  Matt

Darkling Beetle Larva

Dear Matt,
This appears to be an immature Fly, possibly a Leatherjacket, the larva of a Crane Fly.

Ed. Note:  We received a comment that this is a Darkling Beetle larva.  Here is a somewhat similar looking image from FLickR.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ohio

4 Responses to Darkling Beetle Larva, NOT Leatherjacket!!!

  1. Radek says:

    It’s a larva of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera), not Diptera

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