I need help identifying a creature

jchardinJuly 7, 2010

I found him in my garden this morning. I am not sure if he is harmful or not. In the meantime I gave him the benefit of the doubt and let him go. I hope someone out there can help me identify this guy. Click the link below for more photos.

Thanks for your help

John

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Here is a link that might be useful: Unidentified Creature

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gargwarb

Looks like a horsehair worm.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 4:10PM
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jchardin

I googled Horsehair worm and sure enough. Thanks for such a quick reply

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 4:39PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Aren't they interesting? A beneficial critter, you should be glad!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2010 at 10:32PM
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