Predatory larvae

Predatory larvae

Observation - Predatory larvae. Description: Medium-sized larvae, 10mm+ long, clamped to the underside of sunflower leaves amongst black aphids. Prickly, spotted, no obvious head until observed feeding on aphids, which appeared to be sucked dry. Beige with dark and pale markings. Numerous. Photo sho

Medium-sized larvae, 10mm+ long, clamped to the underside of sunflower leaves amongst black aphids. Prickly, spotted, no obvious head until observed feeding on aphids, which appeared to be sucked dry. Beige with dark and pale markings. Numerous. Photo shows rear ends.