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Water Boatman - Callicorixa

Water Boatman - Callicorixa
Pack Forest (near Eatonville), Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 10, 2009
I'm hoping multiple views give us a shot at doing better than just family? I don't know how hard water boatmen are to key out.

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From experience, painful to key out...
Generally will need much better photos than these or the specimen in hand and under a stereoscope to get at least to genus level. Careful examination of terminalia/genitalia and front tarsi (palae) may be required for species level ID, especially for the larger genera. For a start this is probably a species of Callicorixa given the black spot on the posterior portion of the 1st hind tarsal segment.

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