Talk:Helaeomyia petrolei

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The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Helaeomyia petrolei/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

The following sentence from the article

"The larvae, which are exclusively found submerged in oil ..."

contradicts the sentence in the paragraph above it (that larvae migrate to grass stems to pupate). Article needs work by someone familiar with the species.Gina L. Serman Reid (talk) 04:40, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

  • the point is that they are found to live (feed, etc.) exclusively in petroleum. this does not rule out that they emerge from it to pupate. i clarified this in the text. --Sarefo (talk) 21:53, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

Last edited at 21:53, 15 December 2008 (UTC). Substituted at 03:11, 3 May 2016 (UTC)