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Giant Water Bug carrying eggs - Belostoma

Giant Water Bug carrying eggs - Belostoma
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 19, 2010
Size: 18mm

Moved from Giant Water Bugs.

eggs on waterbug
Nice one!

I'm keeping her a couple of days to see if I can get the babies on her back.

Oh gosh,
this could be good. I hope you catch them hatching. According to Eric's book, if this is Abedus indentatus, the male carries the eggs. It appears Belostoma does the same thing, according to Marshall's book, and eggs hatch in 10 days.

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