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Okeydokey01April 29th, 2008, 5:34 am
Posts: 2what do the water pennies eat?
TaxonApril 29th, 2008, 4:47 pm
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Water penny beetle larvae feed on periphyton, a complex mixture of algae, cyanobacteria, heterotrophic microbes, and detritus coating the rocks to which they attach themselves. The adults are not aquatic.
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Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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