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Insect and Spider Identification: What is this worm/caterpillar-like thing?

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Charleroi, PA

October 4, 2012
11:39 AM

Post #9295813

I have a bunch of these out on my back porch, and even notice a good bit of them in my basement (dead most of the time, but some are alive) and rarely, in my Kitchen (which also has a door to the back porch). I'm not entirely sure where they're coming from either, or what they are, what they do, etc.

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Minot, ND

October 4, 2012
1:20 PM

Post #9295902

Larva of a green June beetle (Cotinis nitida) -
No idea why they exhibit this behavior, but have heard of similar observations elsewhere.

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