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Photo#362219
Water scavenger - Tropisternus collaris

Water scavenger - Tropisternus collaris
Lake Tohopekaliga, Osceola County, Florida, USA
December 31, 2009
Size: 9mm
Hydrophilidae, I presume

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Tropisternus lateralis
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T. collaris
Rather, I suspect this is T. collaris . T. lateralis has no markings on the elytral disk, only the lateral edge stripe.

 
You are right
the initial pics were too dark to make out the markings...but yes this is T. collaris.

Yes and no.
Yes, water scavenger beetle, but family HydroPHILIDAE:-)

 
Late night post!
I usually know the difference... oops.

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