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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

Found by pond during bioblitz

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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It is either Donacia

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

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

Mark Pollitt

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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.