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Beetle - Liodessus

Beetle - Liodessus
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
June 18, 2016
In water near edge of Little Dump Pond.

Liodessus sp., female
Genus ID confirmed from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks Aaron.

This is either L. affins or L. noviaffinis, but need male to tell apart. I'm hoping it's L. noviaffinis though, which is a coastal species.

Another specimen I found in the vial is Liodessus fuscatus.

Moved from Bidessini.

I agreed with v
this is a Liodessus species. Could even be Liodessus affinis but of that I am not sure

Moved from Beetles. Thanks! My first Dysticid. (I haven't collected at ponds many times).

Liodessus or close

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