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Cybister lateralimarginalis

Cybister lateralimarginalis.jpg

Dytiscoidea
Dytiscinae
Cybistrini
Cybister
Cybister lateralimarginalis


Cybister laterimarginalis is a species of diving beetle belonging to the Cybister genus in the Dytiscidae family. In 1997, it was redlisted, but they have been growing in population ever since.

Appearance[]

This diving beetle is the largest Dytiscid in Denmark. The body is mainly green and looks quite like the fruit beetle. The eyes and pinchers are clearly seen.

Habitat[]

The laterimarginalis swims on the brim of shallow water using its strong pinchers. It can survive in water and on land.

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