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Photo#268804
Crawling Water Beetle - Peltodytes sexmaculatus

Crawling Water Beetle - Peltodytes sexmaculatus
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
April 24, 2009
Size: ~3 mm
I believe this beetle is of the genus Peltodytes. I would note that this beetle is predacious. I observed this beetle repeatedly attacking a damselfly larva.

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Moved
Moved from Peltodytes.

Nice
Very nice images!

 
Thank you, Steven. -- Cat
Thank you, Steven. -- Cat

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