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Common water strider (mating)

Aquarius remigis


Aquarius remigis has a narrow brown body with long thin legs. During breeding season, this species can communicate with potential mates by sending ripples over on the surface of the water. This is a predatory species and uses its front legs to seize its prey.


Spotted in slow back water in the Lyre River.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Nice spotting. Great pic.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 15, 2019

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