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Species Dineutus discolor

Whirligig Beetles - Dineutus discolor Dineutus discolor - male D. discolor? - Dineutus discolor D. discolor? - Dineutus discolor D. discolor? - Dineutus discolor Dineutus americanus ?  - Dineutus discolor Whirligig - Dineutus discolor Whirligig - Dineutus discolor
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Gyrinidae (Whirligig Beetles)
Subfamily Gyrininae
Genus Dineutus
Species discolor (Dineutus discolor)
Explanation of Names
Dineutus discolor Aubé 1838
Size
♂ 10.9–12.1 mm, ♀ 10.6–12.8 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-FL to ON-MN-TX) south possibly into Mexico(1)
See Also
may be difficult to separate from the relatively smaller D. angustus(2)
Works Cited
1.The New World whirligig beetles of the genus Dineutus Macleay, 1825 (Coleoptera, Gyrinidae, Gyrininae, Dineutini)
Gustafson GT, Miller KB. 2015. Zookeys; 476: 1-135.
2.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.