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Giant Water Scavenger Beetle

Genus Hydrophilus

Habitat:

stagnant/slow waters; prefer deeper water (weedy ponds, deep drainage ditches)

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3 Comments

WandaMatt
WandaMatt 8 years ago

Thank you LivanEscudero :-)

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 8 years ago

Actually, I think it is a Giant Water Scavenger Beetle (Hydrophilus sp.). I feel more sure of that ID:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/9598

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 8 years ago

Looks like a Predaceous Diving Beetle in the family Dytiscidae. But, I'm not 100% sure.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/195

WandaMatt
Spotted by
WandaMatt

Denver, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2012
Submitted on Jun 12, 2012

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