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what is this bug/water beetle. I found it in Arizona in the Pinetop-Lakeside area.
Thanks,
glen b

Hi Glen,
This image is a first for our archive. This is a male Ferocious Water Bug, Abedus species. They are found in Mexico, California and Arizona. The female cements the eggs to the males back, just like in your photo. They are ferocious predators.
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