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Great diving beetle - Dytiscus marginalis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Great diving beetle
Great diving beetle
Dytiscus marginalis
Dytiscus marginalis

Dytiscus (Macrodytes) marginalis
Subspecies2
Common namesGreat diving beetle
German namesGelbrandkäfer, Gemeiner Gelbrand, Gemeiner Gelbrandkäfer, Gelbrand
Dutch namesGewone geelrand
Danish namesStor Vandkalv
Finnish namesKeltalaitasukeltaja
Norwegian namesStor vannkalv
Swedish namesGulbrämad dykare
French namesDytique bordé, Dytique marginé
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire), West Midlands (Worcestershire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Southeast Europe (Romania), Central Europe (Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), East Europe (Belarus)
Asia
Central Asia (Turkestan (Uzbekistan)), North Asia
Russia
Siberia
America
North America
Mexico, Canada, USA


Ecozones: Palaearctic

Fossils:

Cenozoic
Quaternary
Pleistocene (Upper Pleistocene)


CountriesAustria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Acilius (Acilius) sulcatus
Links and ReferencesDytiscus marginalis in faunaeur.org
Dytiscus marginalis in itis.gov
Dytiscus marginalis in dyntaxa.se
Dytiscus marginalis in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Great diving beetle
2. Dytiscus marginalis
Quick search: Beetle - Great
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderAdephaga
Adephagans, Ground Beetles and Water Beetles, Predaceous Diving and Whirligig Beetles
SuperfamilyDytiscoidea
FamilyDytiscidae
Water tigers, Predaceous diving beetles, Predacious diving beetles, Diving beetles
SubfamilyDytiscinae
TribeDytiscini
GenusDytiscus
SubgenusMacrodytes
Speciesmarginalis
Dytiscus marginalis
Great diving beetle
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Subspecies
Dytiscus marginalis czerskii
Dytiscus marginalis marginalis
 Species overview

Keywords
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