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ID white maggot

Found hundreds of these maggots and hoping someone can ID them. Thankyou

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  • More info needed - where found, how big, what colour head, what kind of legs etc.
    Or a picture of course.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 66,086
    Is this in a container or the open soil?  Whatever they are I imagine the birds will take most of them if they’re in the garden. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • They where in the soil. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 66,086
    edited January 2020
    They’re just one sort of the many many wild creatures that live in a healthy active soil ... some are big enough to see, most aren’t. I would dig the surface of the soil over and give the hungry robins and blackbirds a free lunch ... and enjoy watching nature in action 😊 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • I will follow your advice next time. Thanks very much.
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