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Object Name Specimen, Coleoptera
Description Diving beetle found in swimming pool, suburban garden, Timaru.

This species appears to be self-introduced to New Zealand, and is very common in local streams and ponds.
Catalogue Number 2005/125.519
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda (Jointed invertebrates)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (beetles, weevils)
Family Dytiscidae (Diving beetles)
Genus and species Rhantus suturalis