What is this Freshwater Invertebrate larvae?
Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:43 AM
I found this freshwater invertebate in July of 2008. I found it in a culvert located in the Chippewa National Forest, north of Cass Lake, MN. It is about 1.5 – 2 inches long.
What is this invertebrate?
North Central Minnesota. North of Cass Lake, MN.
We have always called the larvae of Predatory Water Beetles by the colorful name Water Tigers. We believe your larva is of a Giant Water Scavenger Beetle in the genus Hydrophilus.