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Predaceous Diving Beetle with eggs - Belostoma

Predaceous Diving Beetle with eggs - Belostoma
Marion County, Iowa, USA
May 12, 2015
Size: 1.5 inches

Not a beetle
That is a water bug (Lethocerus), and not a beetle at all.

Moved from ID Request.

giant water bug
Probably Belostoma . Cool shot!

giant water bug
Thank you!

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