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Water bug. Chinche de agua

Notonecta glauca

Description:

Notonectidae, gr. Back swimmers.

Notonectidae, gr. "nadadores de espalda"

Habitat:

Irrigation canal. There were many frog tadpoles.

Canal de riego. Había muchos renacuajos de rana.

Notes:

Phenology: Perform laying eggs inside the stems of aquatic plants, usually in late fall early winter; some species make the putting in summer. Activity: stalking during the day.

Fenología: Realizan la puesta en el interior de tallos de plantas acuáticas, generalmente, a finales del otoño principio del invierno; algunas especies realizan la puesta en verano. Actividad: Cazan al acecho durante el día.

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2 Comments

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 5 years ago

Thanks, Ángel.

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Beautiful picture, with the tadpoles in the background

eulalia rubio
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eulalia rubio

Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on May 28, 2015
Submitted on May 28, 2015

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