Subject: Mystery Grub
Geographic location of the bug: Orange County, CA
Time: 12:49 AM EDT
Hello. I moved a tent in my backyard and found many of these grubs. One of the ones was much bigger than the others. You can see it in the photo compared to my thumb.
How you want your letter signed: Michael
These are Scarab Beetle Grubs. Many species feed on the roots of grasses. Others are found in or near decaying vegetation, including in compost piles and rotted logs. We are postdating your submission to go live near the end of the month when our editorial staff is on holiday.