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EENY256: Sap Beetles (of Florida), Nitidulidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

Figure 9. Sap beetle (Carpophilus spp.) larvae feeding at base of sweet corn ear. Note legs and light brown head on larvae as opposed to the maggot shape of cornsilk fly larvae (next figure).

Credit: Gregg S. Nuessly, University of Florida