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Photo#409102
Predaceous diving beetle larva?

Predaceous diving beetle larva?
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
June 10, 2010

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Predaceous diving beetle larva? Predaceous diving beetle larva?

Hydrophilidae
I have a masters in Entomology and have worked with aquatic insects. It is a Hydrophilidae. The mandibles have "teeth" which Dytiscidae larvae do not have.

Moved

Ken's right, this is a hydrophilid
pls edit location info in both forms per instructions (currently reads 'Fayetteville, NC, USA, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA')

Moved from ID Request.

Or maybe
a Water Scavenger Beetle (Hydrophilidae)? Resembles this one:



Let's wait and see what the pros have to say.

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