Water strider, water skeeter, water bug, pond skater, water skipper, jesus bug
Many of the insects in the Nepomorpha group are predators of other invertebrates. They mostly prey on other insects.
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.
Water bugs inhabit freshwater environments, living in ponds, slow-flowing streams, and marshes.
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.