Dytiscidae

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Related to Predaceous diving beetle: whirligig beetle, Water scavenger beetle
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Noun1.Dytiscidae - water beetlesDytiscidae - water beetles        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
water beetle - any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming
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Hydroporus (Heterosternuta) sulphuria is a small, predaceous diving beetle originally collected from Sulphur Springs, Arkansas, in 1955 by Paul Spangler and later described (Matta and Wolfe, 1979; Nilsson, 2007).
Facultative insects that were observed at Woodstock vernal pools include caddisfly, predaceous diving beetle, mayfly, the tiny fingernail clam, and the blood-red Chironomid midge larvae.
Larson DJ: Structure in temperate predaceous diving beetle communities (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae).