diving beetle


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diving beetle:

see water beetlewater beetle,
name for aquatic beetles of several families. They should not be confused with water bugs, which are true bugs (order Hemiptera). The predaceous diving beetles (family Dytiscidae) are a large group, widespread in quiet streams and ponds.
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For the Great Diving Beetle is a fierce carnivore which feasts on both sticklebacks and frogs.
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Dipping specimen flasks into the water and under rocks, the young anglers found snail eggs, diving beetles and caddis flies.
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