What bug is this?

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  1. Caveman

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    Just wondering what bug this is? Caddis nymph, dragon fly nymph?

    Thanks,

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    Predaceous diving beetle larva. It came from stllwater, right?
     
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    Yes. Its from my pond at my house. Thought it also could be a crane fly nymph. Maybe.
     
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    Caveman-

    Crane fly larvae don't have an obvious head, nor do they have jointed legs. See this larva of genus Dytiscus.
     
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    Thanks, thats exactly what it is.
     

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