predaceous water beetles


Ucrit a water beetle larva. In some areas, insects are popularly called ucrit (West Java), in some other area of water called because its shape is similar centipede centipedes. In West Sumatra called sapik-sapik or limpatiak. While the names are mostly water beetles larvae or the larvae of water beetles (larvae Cybister).

Based on the classification, ucrit is the type of insects of the order Coleoptera Dytiscidae family den, with systematics as follows:
Kindom: Animalia
Phylum: Invertebrates
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Dytiscidae
Species: Cybister sp.

There are no reports specifically mention that the water bug adults are predatory fish. The water beetle predators are the larvae stage when still. Ucrit beetle larvae water or water is an insect predators, especially predatory fish are highly malignant. The seed that became the goal is to seed the size of 1-3 cm. How to eat it first of all fish caught by pinning with fangs. Then the fish are disabled by using a forked tail, while its fangs tearing the fish body. Furthermore, seeds eaten by carp bite little by little. Therefore, very fierce, dubbed overseas predaceous water beetles (water beetles of the robbers) or even something called water tiger (http://www. Earthforce. Org).
source: Khairul Amri dan Toguan Sihombing, PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2008

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