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Arthropod discovered by Mardon (#4555)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 8, 2014 @ 2:15 PM
Posted on: September 14, 2014 @ 7:47 PM (diff: 6 days)
Comments:
Caught in a net when sweeping the water at the edge of a small pond. It was saved in a jar of pond water and photographed 4 days later. I believe it is a backswimmer. I usually photograph aquatic animals in a container of the original water. I this case I let the backswimmer crawl around on a styrofoam picnic plate because it seemed equally comfortable out of the water as in it.

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