What bug is this?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Entomology' started by Caveman, May 8, 2013.

  1. Caveman

    Caveman Member

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

    Thanks,

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  2. Taxon

    Taxon Moderator Staff Member

    Predaceous diving beetle larva. It came from stllwater, right?
     
  3. Caveman

    Caveman Member

    Yes. Its from my pond at my house. Thought it also could be a crane fly nymph. Maybe.
     
  4. Taxon

    Taxon Moderator Staff Member

    Caveman-

    Crane fly larvae don't have an obvious head, nor do they have jointed legs. See this larva of genus Dytiscus.
     
  5. Caveman

    Caveman Member

    Thanks, thats exactly what it is.
     

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