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Photo#323967
dytiscid - Colymbetes densus

dytiscid - Colymbetes densus
Pack Forest, Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 11, 2009
Size: 15mm
I think this is the same species as in Patrick's photo?

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dytiscid - Colymbetes densus dytiscid - Colymbetes densus

Moved
Moved from Colymbetes.

C. densus
based on the "swollen head"- note that the sides of the frons are parallel for a short distance in front of the eyes.

Moved

Colymbetes, yes
Not so sure about species yet; will try to figure this out when I get back from vacation; I just hope this is not something from the C. sculptilis species complex where dissection of males is almost always required to get a firm species ID.

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