The Gerridae are a family of insects in the order Hemiptera, commonly known as
water striders, water bugs, pond skaters, water skippers, or jesus bugs.
Identifying Aquatic Insects From Your Pond. The following aquatic insects include
some of those that you might encounter when exploring your pond. This guide ...
See photos of freshwater insects (dragonfly, damselfly, waterbug) in this photo ...
the water for land, they never stray too far from a pond or stream even as adults.
Nymphs have a diverse diet including mollusks, insects, worms, and even small
fish. Adult dragonflies, with their excellent eyesight and flight abilities, are also ...
A pond usually has mostly still water, while a lake may have currents. Ponds are
overall ... Some aquatic insects prefer streams, but most can be found in ponds.
Insects & Arthopods. Caddisfly larvae. dragonfly nymph diving beetle diving
beetle larvae. mayfly nymph water boatman. water cricket water scorpion
Apart from pond plants and weeds, we can also find various types of bacteria and
microscopic creatures, fish, insects, amphibians (such as toads or frogs), birds, ...
The pond skater is a delicate water-based insect commonly found on still bodies
of water across the Northern Hemisphere. There are around 500 different ...
Another view of the specimen at the head of the page. These bugs skim around
on the water surface and prey upon any unfortunate insects that may fall into the
A koi pond is a small pool of standing water that frequently attracts insects. Koi
ponds provide a safe and healthy place to raise fish. It is also a tranquil setting for