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Daacwen
Daacwen 8 years ago

Thank you greetings from USA

Chanty180
Chanty180 8 years ago

Hi I am from Germany, here I think these bugs are called "Grundwanze" . I have looked it up in a dictionary, so in English they seem to be called "saucer bug" or "stream-dwelling bug". They are very interesting, because they need to be on the surface of water only one time in their lives for breathing. Afterwards they can "breathe" under water, because they have a special system. I think, it is called " physical branchiae"
Greetings from Germany

Daacwen
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Daacwen

Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on May 27, 2012

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