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Cybister lateralimarginalis
Cybister lateralimarginalis

Cybisters are good swimmers. On this picture the big thorn like appendages on the hind legs are well visible. Under the claw of the middle leg you can see the big, plate-like hip that is attached to the body (the acoxa). The light spot in that plate is one of the air spaces that is visible through the transparent body.

This beetle is an easy, relaxed swimmer. When it moves close to the bottom it surprisingly makes more use of the smaller middle legs.


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