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Pond skater (Gerris)

Observed: 20th July 2012 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in Invertebrates
Pond skater (Gerris)
Description:

In a puddle which has now been present continuously for a number of years.
Edit: revised ID to Gerris.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Gerris

There are 8 species of UK pondskater and some are very similar indeed. I'm not sure you can go to species from the image available. A revised ID of just "Gerris" might be appropriate.