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Photo#758724
Вертячнк - Gyrinus

Вертячнк - Gyrinus
Grass Lake Refuge, West Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA
April 6, 2013
Size: 6mm
Seems to be Gyrinus.

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Pulling the tail on this one
Fortunately this is a male..which means pulling the tail on this one would help immensely (Can see just a bit of it in the dorsal view)...The keys for this genus rely heavily on male genitalia :) You really need access to a good scope (at least 50X or higher magnification) to see elytral microsculpture on these guys.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

)))
~ик; strictly speaking, should be вертяк --too bad nobody thought of that.
thanks, man.

Thinking
G. picipes, but I can't tell if there is microreticulation on the elytra or not. The elytra appear pretty smooth, though.

 
Moving
to genus page for now. Which species would microreticulation indicate?

it looks like
something that would pop out of someones chest! wonderful photos.

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