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Giant Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrophilus ovatus

Giant Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrophilus ovatus
California, Maryland/Wldewood Shopping Center, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA
August 23, 2015
Size: about two inches
I believe this is a Giant Black Water Beetle. Can you confirm? Thanks!

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Hydrophilus ovatus
Nice beetle

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