Acilius sulcatus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Dytiscidae)


Male

Female

Larva

Length: 15.7-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? April - August
(Earliest: 11.6)
? All Year
(Earliest: 14.3)

Protective Chemicals
Steroids Cortexone, Cybisterone, Dehydrocortexone

Biotopes:
Ponds
Food:
(Larva)

Chironomidae Larvae

Dead Insecta
Food:
(Adult)

Aquatic Insecta


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