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Beetle?
November 29, 2009
A beetle or cockroaches picture taken in Bali Indonesia.
Nick
Bali Indonesia

Predaceous Diving Beetle from Bali

Predaceous Diving Beetle from Bali

Hi Nick,
This looks like a Predaceous Diving Beetle.  BugGuide has images of a North American species in the genus Dysticus that looks similar, but we are uncertain as to your species or genus.

This beetle belongs to genus Cybister but is almost impossible to identify which species because then you would need picture taken from above and down but you can also try to google indonesian cybisters.
Mardikavana

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2 Responses to Predaceous Diving Beetle from Bali

  1. mardikavana says:

    This beetle belongs to genus Cybister but is almost impossible to identify which species because then you would need picture taken from above and down but you can also try to google indonesian cybisters.

  2. Dave says:

    These guys are edible. I doubt that they’re eaten in Indonesia, but they’re pretty popular in: Thailand, Cambodia, Hong Kong and Southern China [i.e. Guangzhou?]. I tried them in Thailand; they’re fishy.

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