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Victoria Sponge

I had some thing similar to this in my pond earlier this year and I thought it might be a back swimmer. This one was on a plant although I knocked it to the floor by accident

 Quite an interesting thing close up

Thanks for that Edd I never knew about the back swimmers, always thought they were just water boatmen. Also glad I now know they bite as we get alot of them in the pool ( not that fancy just an above ground plastic thing ) So ill be getting them out before getting in from now on !
Victoria Sponge

Never seen one before this year- great stuff

I didnt know there was more than one type of water boatman, or that they bite!
Victoria Sponge

I think these are a different family to the water boatmen and they swim the right way up. These swim upside down.

Cool, eh?


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