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Dytiscidae - Neoporus dimidiatus

Dytiscidae - Neoporus dimidiatus
Elkland, Missouri, Dallas County, Missouri, USA
July 17, 2010
Size: 4.3 mm
I'm fairly certain this is a Hydrophilid. I'm working through my Hydrophilidae from this summer - several different kinds have come in to the lights from my 3 acre pond and the little creeks nearby.

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Dytiscidae - Neoporus dimidiatus Hydrophilidae - Neoporus dimidiatus

Moved from Neoporus.

Moved from ID Request.

species may be more problematic as there are many in your area and they are often tricky to ID from pictures. Will check the refs to see whether I can give you a name.

Thanks, Tim!

start near Laccophilus or in Hydroporini. Elaterids have my head swimming now, so I will leave further ID to Vassili, Tim Loh, or others.

Frustrating to be so far off
Frustrating to be so far off - thanks, Blain!

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