diving beetles

diving beetles
плавунцы (Dytiscidae)
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плавунцы

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  • diving beetle — /ˈdaɪvɪŋ bitl/ (say duyving beetl) noun any of the predacious beetles that constitute the family Dytiscidae, adapted for swimming and diving …  

  • diving beetle — noun Date: circa 1889 any of various predatory aquatic beetles (family Dytiscidae) that breathe while submerged using air trapped under their elytra …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diving beetle — any of numerous predaceous water beetles of the family Dytiscidae, having the body adapted for swimming. * * * …   Universalium

  • predaceous diving beetle — ▪ insect also called  diving beetle , or  true water beetle,        any of more than 4,000 species of carnivorous, aquatic beetles (insect order Coleoptera) that prey on organisms ranging from other insects to fish larger than themselves. Diving… …   Universalium

  • Beetle — Beetles redirects here. For the band, see The Beatles. For the car, see Volkswagen Beetle. This article is about the insect. For other uses, see Beetle (disambiguation). Beetle Temporal range: 318–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • water beetle — any of various aquatic beetles, as a predaceous diving beetle. [1660 70] * * * ▪ insect       any of several thousand species of aquatic beetles (order Coleoptera), including members of the families Haliplidae (crawling water beetles),… …   Universalium

  • Dytiscidae — Predaceous diving beetles Thermonectus sp. (Dytiscinae: Aciliini) inhabiting rock pool at Thiruvannamalai, India Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • coleopteran — /koh lee op teuhr euhn, kol ee /, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the order Coleoptera. n. 2. a beetle. [1840 50; COLEOPTER(A) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the insect order Coleoptera, consisting of the beetles and weevils …   Universalium

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

  • Haliplidae — Crawling water beetles Haliplus ruficollis, Haliplus flavicollis and Peltodytes caesus (not to scale) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Aquatic insects — A water beetle A whirligig beetle Aquatic insects live some portion of their life cycle in the water. They feed in the same way …   Wikipedia


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