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I accidentally scooped this little critter up when I was catching some tadpoles. I think he's been eating some of them, so I decided to separate him into a separate cup. Can anyone identify it? It's about half an inch long. I'm thinking it could be a diving beetle larva? Or something along those lines.



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Well, it's pretty much confirmed to be some type of diving beetle larva. He's a fierce predator, too. I threw a housefly onto the water next to him, and he snatched it up right away with those huge mandibles. Can't wait to see how big he gets.

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