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BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - female

BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - Female
Gloster, Gloster Arboretum, Amite County, Mississippi, USA
September 4, 2010
Size: body length 10.2 mm.
Based on size this Whirligig Beetle would be in the genus Dineutus.
Placement would be appreciated.
Gayle

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BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - female BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - female BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - female BG3101 E9407h - Dineutus carolinus - female

What a beautiful beetle!
What a beautiful beetle!

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

Dineutus, yes
Not sure about local fauna. Eastern species may require genitilia for species-level ID, not sure. Move to genus page for now and maybe Tim Loh or one of our other aquatics specialists will know more.

 
female Dineutus carolinus
'tis a female Dineutus carolinus

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