Beetle larva (please help identify) devours a caterpillar (also, identification needed)
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Sep 14, 2011
We found this drama of the leaf litter in mid-May, 2011 in Missouri's SW Ozarks. After a good 45 minutes, the beetle larva had exhausted the caterpillar's resistance, pierced through its abdominal exoskeleton, and ate its contents.