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predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female

predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
May 10, 2012
Size: 8 mm
Dislodged with kicknet from gravelly bed of small woodland stream. Made no attempt to fly.

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predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female predaceous diving beetle - Platambus semivittatus - female

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several Platambus occur in eastern US but the others not documented in New England (Larson and Wolfe, 2012)

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Moved from Platambus.

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Close...the Nearctic species of this genus were previously lumped under Agabus (semivittatus group).

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