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Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Genus Hydrophilus - Giant Water Scavenger Beetles

Giant Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrophilus ovatus H. triangularis? - Hydrophilus ovatus Second Hydrophilid - Hydrophilus ovatus Hydrophilus ovatus Hydrophilus ovatus Unknown - Hydrophilus ovatus Hydrophilus sp. - Hydrophilus ovatus Hydrophilus? - Hydrophilus ovatus

Roach... help? - Hydrophilus triangularis Bug (deceased) - Hydrophilus triangularis Huge Beetle!  (I guess) - Hydrophilus triangularis Unknown large water beetle. - Hydrophilus triangularis Hydrophilus triangularis perhaps, dorsal - Hydrophilus triangularis Giant Black Water Beetle? - Hydrophilus triangularis - male Hydrophilus triangularis Hydrophilus triangularis? - Hydrophilus triangularis