An experimental study on the effects of predation risk and feeding regime on the mating behavior of the water strider
Phylogeny and taxonomy of water striders
, genus Aquarius Schellenberg (Insecta, Hemiptera, Gerridae), with a new species from Australia.
5 inches, despite weighing as much as 1,100 water striders
One bad strider One hyperaggressive male water strider
can spoil success for the whole bunch.
Mitochondrial introgression is restricted relative to nuclear markers in a water strider
(Hemiptera: Gerridae) hybrid zone.
2) A rough surface mimicking the microstructure found on the legs of the water strider
was created by depositing tiny amounts of silver nitrate.
We could try to catch some food for the water strider
Trying to get all he knows into print means that the author sometimes skips over the surface like a water strider
instead of diving deep and exploring the layers.
Some insects, like the water strider
, can actually walk on water because their weight doesn't break through this skin of surface tension.
Do make waves" might be the motto of the ever-amorous water strider
, which lives not in water but on it, and communicates with significant others by sending wavelets of telltale frequencies rippling through the surface film.
In some water strider
species, males have the advantage and are able to mate often.
- Frequently the first aquatic macroinvertebrate encountered by the casual observer.