Notonectidae (family)

1 Backswimmer at Symonston, ACT

Notonectidae (family) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Notonectidae (family) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Notonectidae (family) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Notonectidae (family) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
Notonectidae (family) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Sep 2019
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Notonectidae (family) 5 Oct 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Notonectidae (family) 4 Oct 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

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This Backswimmer was in the southern pond, where there was still some murky green water. It seemed to get caught on the rock, as it ended up pushing itself up the rock. Its strange leg position was not how it was swimming before.

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