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Oak leaf larva

Observed: 6th November 2009 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Oak larva
Description:

Approx 10mm long, one of a number found, many were on trunks of nearby oak trees. Some much smaller

Identifications
Species interactions

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Comments

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Hoverfly

Yes, definitely a hoverfly, perhaps in genus Melangyna or Meligramma, both of which look a bit like this and live in trees, but that's only a suggestion not a confirmed ID!

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