Water Strider Sightings

Order: Hemiptera Family: Gerridae

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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 4879
Date Sighted: 2017-04-10 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
Comment : Ice still on pond in areas


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 4534
Date Sighted: 2016-05-13 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 4504
Date Sighted: 2016-04-09 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 4147
Date Sighted: 2015-05-11 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 3889
Date Sighted: 2014-11-10 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Halifax, Nova Scotia, USASite Description: Charlies Lake, warm day.
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 3872
Location: Winchester North, Penssivania, USA
Date Sighted: 2014-10-14 #Seen: 7
User#: Rocco
Site Description: Long legs black with slender body.
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 3843
Date Sighted: 2014-10-09 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 3608
Date Sighted: 2014-04-14 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 2171
Date Sighted: 2013-05-06 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Looks like 2 of them mating here


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 2087
Date Sighted: 2013-04-17 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small pond near Mainland Common
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 1299
Date Sighted: 2012-04-26 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area, very small ponds.
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 1258
Date Sighted: 2012-04-02 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Wooded area, along a trail.
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Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 1249
Date Sighted: 2012-03-29 #Seen: 4
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small pond and stream
Comment : Cold day, very warm the previous week though


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 609
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond in Blue Mountain Wilderness Area.
Comment : These mating water strider's appeared to be white. There were many others nearby but not white.


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 506
Date Sighted: 2011-05-29 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Sambro, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Along hike at Crystal Crescent Beach.


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 225
Date Sighted: 2010-05-02 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Sacville River inlet
Comment : might be eating bug in the picture,


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 217
Date Sighted: 2010-04-24 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Stream flowing into Long Lake, Long Lake Provincial Park
Comment : Look closely and you will see 2 of them are mating. About 3 cm wide.


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 194
Date Sighted: 2010-04-05 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Water Strider in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: small pond along Bowater trail to Old Annapolis Road trail
Comment : about 1-2cm in length


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 180
Date Sighted: 2010-03-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: small pond next to bedford south school, ice melted a couple weeks ago
Comment : mild winter, early start for these insects


 
Common Name: Water Strider
Record#: 51
Date Sighted: 2009-04-10 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: small pond
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