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Diptera larva?
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Posted on 15-03-2023 18:09

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Can someone help me? Found in soil sample from forest, Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul State
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Edited by G_Schiedeck on 15-03-2023 22:18
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Posted on 16-03-2023 08:45
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A detailed photo of the head and the anal segment may help. I do not recognize this.
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Posted on 16-03-2023 13:13

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The best I have.....Frown
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Posted on 18-03-2023 09:48
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With this well developed head an upturned, spiny, posterior spiracles my best guess would be Asilidae
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