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MillcreekJuly 18th, 2016, 11:31 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 306
This is a diving beetle larvae of the Dytiscidae family. I don't know the genus or species. Got it in an area of slackwater in the Russian River. Collected on April 1, 2016. The length is approximately 25 mm.
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MartinlfJuly 18th, 2016, 11:56 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Cool critter. Love your photos! Thanks for posting.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MillcreekJuly 19th, 2016, 12:34 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 306
Louis - Thanks. Also, I think I've got the genus figured out. It's probably an Agabus.
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