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Woodside Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
February 12, 2017
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There was a lot of these floating in a puddle in the snow on my lawn. There is a low place there that holds water until the ground thaws enough for the water to percolate down. I suspect these came up because their habitat was flooded. It was a fairly warm day, but I found very few anywhere else, either on my lawn or in my woods. I have a few pictures of individual specimens that show the underside, but I didn't attach them here because they are probably not specimens of any one of these. If it would help with identification, I could post them. Are all these the same species, with the smaller green ones immatures, or is there more than one species here?


Two different species, indeed.

Moved from ID Request.

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