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Water scorpion

Curicta scorpio


Possible Belostomatidae? Ok rethinking, possibly a second water scorpion species??? Thanks for everyones help, we found a few of these!

2 Species ID Suggestions

Water scorpion
Curicta scorpio
Curicta howardi Genus Curicta - BugGuide.Net

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swampmelissa 6 years ago

Thanks eric!!

LivanEscudero 6 years ago

The reason that I made the above suggestion down to species is because acording to bugguide, there are only 2 species of Curicta in the US and the other (pronotata) "is one of the rarest waterscorpion species in the United States, known only from 3 canyons in Arizona." - comment by Eric Maxwell

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.95, Long: -90.07

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 18, 2013

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