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Common Water Striders in an irrigation canal in Almazán

Common Water Striders in an irrigation canal in Almazán

Almazn, Spain. 14th October 2013 -- Due to their six non-wetting and hydrophobic legs, the Common Water Striders have the ability to stand effortlessly, to move quickly on the water surface and to detect ripples and sense vibrations in the surface film from struggling insects. -- The Common Water Strider, Gerris lacustris, has the ability to stand effortlessly and move quickly on the water surface due to their six non-wetting and hydrophobic legs. They are able to detect ripples in the surface from struggling insects.
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October 14, 2013
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