Aquatic and Semi-aquatic Insects
of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County, Oklahoma
by Kurt Schaefer

Order Coleoptera
Family Dytiscidae
Predaceous diving beetles


Agabus disintegratus
Disintegrated diving beetle

The above image was ID as Agabus disintegratus
by Tim Loh in BugGuide.net

Agabus disintegratus
Disintegrated diving beetle
7mm
March


Hygrotus nubilus

The above image was ID as Hygrotus nubilus
by Tim Loh and Vassili Belov in BugGuide.net

Hygrotus nubilus
4-5 mm
March and October
Stock tank


Thermonectus nigrofasciatus ornaticollis

The above image was ID as Thermonectus nigrofasciatus ornaticollis
by Tim Loh in BugGuide.net



Male's front tarsi with suction disks to hold female during mating.

Male above and female below

Thermonectus nigrofasciatus ornaticollis
14-15 mm
June and September
Stock tank


Laccophilus fasciatus

The above image was ID as Laccophilus fasciatus
by Tim Loh in BugGuide.net

Laccophilus fasciatus
5 mm
October
Stock tank