Copelatus glyphicus

Predaceous Diving Beetle


Copelatus glyphicus, Predaceous (Predacious) Diving Beetle, Virginia photo

 

Family: Dytiscidae

Subfamily: Copelatinae

Length: 4.5 - 5.5 mm

 

The scientific name for this species is from the Greek and means "engraved," an apparent reference to the deeply lined elytra.

Photo location: Charles City County, Virginia.



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