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Photo#767323
Aquatic Leaf Beetle ? - Plateumaris germari

Aquatic Leaf Beetle ? - Plateumaris germari
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
May 5, 2013
Size: ~ 7mm
Taken airborne, believe to be a Donaciinae of sorts?

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Moved
Moved from Plateumaris.

 
Thanks Tim..
I checked out the key you mentioned, and thought that was it, but wasn't quite sure. Thanks again for your help and expertise.

Based on the characters of th
Based on the characters of the pronotum and what looks like broad, non-clavate hind femora, this looks like P. germari. Additional closeup views of the hind femur and the pygidium will help. You can also key this out yourself using the key by Clark et al. (2008)- check under 'books' in the subfamily section.

Moved

Donaciinae, certainly; looks special --
please add a straight dorsal, i'll then show it around

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