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Aquatic Leaf Beetle

Donacia

Description:

Water beetle or bug of some kind found on a lily pad in Lake Emma, Glendalough State Park, Minnesota

Habitat:

Lake Emma; on vegetation bordering standing water (ponds, marshes, lakes)

Notes:

larvae tap the submerged stems of host plants for food and oxygen

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aquatic Leaf Beetle
Donacia sp. Genus Donacia - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

KeithRoragen-Thank you so much!!! I will. :-)))

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 9 years ago

Awesome spotting, I have not seen one of these before. I'd be thrilled if you added this to the Beetles! mission.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1150...

JanelleL.Streed
Spotted by
JanelleL.Streed

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2012
Submitted on Aug 30, 2012

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