Water Bug Animal Pictures

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Water strider, water skeeter, water bug, pond skater, water skipper, jesus bug

Pond skater on a pond
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Many of the insects in the Nepomorpha group are predators of other invertebrates. They mostly prey on other insects.

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As with all the true bugs, their mouthpart forms a rostrum which they use to pierce their food source and suck fluids from it.

The flat, leaf-like appearance also serves as excellent camouflage.

What Do Water Bugs Eat?
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Water bugs inhabit freshwater environments, living in ponds, slow-flowing streams, and marshes.

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Most species in this infraorder are aquatic. They typically live in freshwater habitats.

Asian Cockroach on a plant.

Blattella Asahinai - Asian cockroach on weeds. Oriental cockroaches are also known as water bugs because they belong in or are found in drains.
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Blattella Asahinai - Asian cockroach on weeds. Oriental cockroaches are also known as water bugs because they belong in or are found in drains.