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unknown insect discovered by Tclenche (#9579)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 3, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Posted on: August 7, 2017 @ 11:49 AM (diff: 4 days)
Comments:
several of these water loving insects all around a dead fly in the water

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By Frank on 8/7/2017 6:07:28 PM

Hi Tclenche.
Insects look like Gerridae  Water Striders  sometimes called  "Jesus Bugs", feed on bugs falling on the water.
Frank

By Tclenche on 8/7/2017 6:09:36 PM

Thank you Frank for your help!!

I am making a folder with the photos of all plants, animals and insects that I find the names of, so i will have a reference in the future.

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