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Species Dytiscus circumcinctus

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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 Dytiscinae
Genus Dytiscus
Species circumcinctus (Dytiscus circumcinctus)
Explanation of Names
Dytiscus circumcinctus (Ahrens 1811)
Size
27.5-34.0 mm(1)
Identification
Large and elongate, sometimes with a greenish sheen; ventral surface mostly yellow without expanded black markings on abdominal sterna (margins of sterna narrowly black); metacoxal lobes acuminate (pointed); inner margins of the eyes rimmed with yellow (1). Females can either be sulcate (w/ ridged elytra) or not (1).
Range
holarctic, transcontinental in both n. Eurasia and n. NA (south to WA in the west and NC in the east; most frequent in the Northern Great Plains, AB-MB)(1)
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