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Water Boatman

Corixidae (family)


A flying insect about half an inch long. light gray body, black triangle on the thorax behind the head, yellow legs spread out.


How and why did it leave the water? Are the stories about insects being sucked up in rain clouds true? It had been raining.

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric 7 years ago
Water boatman
Corixidae (family) Family Corixidae - Water Boatmen - BugGuide.Net

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Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

Pocatello, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Oct 21, 2016
Submitted on Oct 22, 2016

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