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Unidentified beetle

Observed: 13th July 2013 By: DGERC
Dumfries and Galloway Environmental Resources Cent
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Beetle (©John Clark) IMG_2872
Description:

Found by pond during bioblitz

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

John Bratton's picture

It is either Donacia

It is either Donacia crassipes or versicolorea. Does the pond have water lilies or Potamogeton natans?

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Potamogeton

Thanks John (and others). It certainly has one Potamogeton species - not sure which one though.

Mark Pollitt
DGERC

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If no water lilies but has a

If no water lilies but has a potamogeton with broad floating leaves, then D. versicolorea.