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Diving beetle

Observed: 18th September 2013 By: amantell20amantell20’s reputation in Invertebratesamantell20’s reputation in Invertebratesamantell20’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

I know this is a Dytiscid beetle, but can anyone help with a species? It was about 20mm long.

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Thanks for the id DD. I

Thanks for the id DD. I don't normally look at diving beetles so I am probably being a bit niaive here, but wouldn't size (approx 20mm long) rule out both dimidiatus and marginalis?