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insect? from East Turkey> triungulin larvae of Meloidae
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Posted on 06-06-2015 08:37
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In spring, we saw this gregarous, apterous insects. It looks like an immature stage of an insect species. Any idea about them will be very much appreciated. Muhabbet
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my first guess would a kind of thrips (order Thysanoptera).
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Posted on 06-06-2015 18:08
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These are triungulin larvae of Meloidae, probably Meloe proscarabaeus or a related species.
Tony Irwin
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Thank you so much Tony!
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