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Dytiscidae  - Bidessonotus

Dytiscidae - Bidessonotus
7.7 mile SE Bald Knob, White County, Arkansas, USA
July 24, 2012
Size: ~ 2mm
Yet another Predaceous Diving Beetle caught at the same time as my last one I posted the other day. Almost sure this is from a different genus though, see if someone can confirm for me. Thanks again.

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Dytiscidae  - Bidessonotus Dytiscidae  - Bidessonotus

Moved from Bidessini.

lads will take it from here; must be ID'able

Thanks V...
Was sure it was a different genus, you have it to a different tribe as well. Thanks again...

this tribe includes many genera of small dyts...
...with those cute incised longitudinal lines on the pronotal/elytral base; it's a distinctive feature

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