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Predaceous ground beetle larva?


jreidsma
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Hi,

I found this little guy in one of my pit fall traps.

 

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Anyone know what it is? I am thinking it may be a ground beetle larva of some sort.

 

If so I may try breeding them again... I didn't know the larva looked like this. I may try getting it to eat something other than crickets.

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I just dug a hole, put a plastic cup in it, and pushed the dirt so it was even with the top of the cup ;) lol

 

I have five of the traps in my yard, and this is the first one of these I have seen.

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Ya, it looks mean!

 

I was hoping it would be something a bit more unusual than a ground beetle. I will just have to keep it and see I guess ;) Maybe it will be a special type of ground beetle :D

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