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Apr 28, 2018 9:47 AM CST
Uk
Hey so i just planted up a finger lime plant and finished off with some wood bark chippings and i noticed some strange yellow/light greenish worm like things what are these and are they pests thanks
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Apr 28, 2018 9:51 AM CST
Name: Big Bill
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Most likely to be some kind of beetle larvae that feed on the wood of the bark chips.
Very likely NOT to cause plants any harm.
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May 4, 2018 8:06 AM CST
Name: Sue
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Welcome!

They look like fly larvae, the shiny black head is typical of fungus gnats but I'm not sure that that characteristic is exclusive to them.
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