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Water Treader - Mesovelia mulsanti

Water Treader - Mesovelia mulsanti
Phyllis Rawlinson Park, Richmond Hill (N43º55'25.2"W079º23'54.5"elev.209m), York Region, Ontario, Canada
June 18, 2008
Size: 3.5 mm
Scooped from pond edge. Winged individuals are apparently rare, but in the population that I sampled, at least a quarter are winged. This individual has parasitic mites. They eventually grew so large that I had to remove them from the bug, which was showing obvious symptoms of debilitation.

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Moved from Mesovelia.

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