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Species Ilybiosoma seriatum

Predaceous diving beetle - Ilybiosoma seriatum - male Predaceous diving beetle - Ilybiosoma seriatum - male Predacious Diving Beetle - Ilybiosoma seriatum Ilybiosoma seriatum - female Predaceous Diving Beetle - Ilybiosoma seriatum Agabus in restored valley stream - Ilybiosoma seriatum - female Agabus in restored valley stream - Ilybiosoma seriatum Agabus in restored valley stream - Ilybiosoma seriatum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Agabinae
Genus Ilybiosoma
Species seriatum (Ilybiosoma seriatum)
Identification
This species can be recognized by the longitudinal rows of punctures on the elytra, elongate-oval habitus, and shiny black dorsal colour. The male protarsal claw has a broad, ventral tooth.
Range
A widespread transcontinental species in lotic habitats.