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Common inhabitants of treeholes in the northeastern U.S.:
1. Ochlerotatus triseriatus pupa
2. Anopheles barberi larva
3. Ochlerotatus triseriatus adult
4. Orthopodomyia alba larva
5. Ochlerotatus triseriatus larva
6. Helodid beetle larva
7. Rat-tailed maggot (Syrphid fly larva)
©1989, Edward Rooks. About the artist: Edward Rooks, a native of Trinidad, lives in California. He specializes on natural history themes, particularly birds, and has done many illustrations for biologists. You can view some of Edward’s other work here.