Hydrometra stagnorum

Last update: 21 June 2019
garden
species


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2019-IV-20


A permanent pond resident, Hydrometra stagnorum [1, 2] a bug from the Marsh treaders (Hydrometridae) family.

Hydrometra stagnorum

Every year this bug resides in the pond in fluctuating numbers. It is a predator that roams the watersurface.

The specimen below misses its right hindleg.

Hydrometra stagnorum

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 Waarneming.nl, Taxonomie Hydrometridae (Vijverlopers)

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