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Pond Skater

Observed: 11th June 2011 By: phyonicsphyonics’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Not sure whether this is an immature pond skater.
It was very small, much smaller than the size of a pond skater you normally see. Can anyone confirm?

Identifications
Species interactions

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Immature?

Yes - this is an early instar nymph of one of the Gerris species.

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thank you

thank you