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Peltodytes - Peltodytes dunavani

Peltodytes - Peltodytes dunavani
Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
May 10, 2003
Size: ~ 3 mm
I think its Peltodytes muticus (LeConte). Caught in a shallow agricultural pond.


Moved from Peltodytes muticus. Will frass this soon as I posted a better shot.

This doesn't really look like
This doesn't really look like P. sexmaculatus to me. Legs are too orangish and body's a bit too narrow. Need to see the male genitalia - as with most Peltodytes!

The shape really sticks out now that you mention it. I have now dissected several from this series and it is definitely P. dunavani.

Moved from Peltodytes.

Looks like Peltodytes to me

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