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Vernal pool insect, many on surface of water, visa view a water strider  - Hydrometra martini

Vernal pool insect, many on surface of water, visa view a water strider - Hydrometra martini
Wilton Township, Saratoga County, New York, USA
April 4, 2010
Size: ~ 1/4 inch
Inland Barrens ecosystem, vernal pools, Saratoga Sand plain/Albany Pine Bush complex.

Interesting morphology with eyes so forward, and antennae serving as 7 and 8 surface tension contacts.

Thanks for your help!! Kenny B.

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H. martini is the only sp. in your area
Moved from Hydrometra.

nice series -- i'll see if we could bring the ID to species
Moved from ID Request.