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

Posts: 356
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.
MartinlfJuly 18th, 2016, 11:56 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 3198
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: 356
Louis - Thanks. Also, I think I've got the genus figured out. It's probably an Agabus.

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