These aquatic diving beetles have bodies that are compressed top to bottom and keeled laterally and ventrally. They have hydrodynamic bodies and average 27mm in length.
Range mass: 30 (high) g.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Morphology"
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Stephanie Fabritius, Southwestern University
Alma Cooper, Southwestern University
Cooper, A. 2000. "Dytiscus marginalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Dytiscus_marginalis.html
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