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Crawling Water Beetle Illustrated

Crawling Water Beetle

Crawling Water Beetle (Haliplidae), colored pencil, watercolor, and gouache

Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About crawling water beetles:

Crawling water beetles do not swim well. They live among aquatic plants near freshwater ponds, lakes and streams. According to, crawling water beetles feed on "oligochaet worms, small crustaceans, hydrozoans, the eggs of midges, and algae".

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Haliplidae

More about crawling water beetles:
Wikipedia: Haliplidae

Products Featuring the Crawling Water Beetle Illustration:

Insect Note Cards

Note Cards (Pk of 10) Insecta

Crawling water beetle and other insects, watercolor. Insect art featured on these note cards is by scientific illustrator, Gina Mikel.

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