Nepomorpha - Water Scorpions

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Water Scorpion Nepa cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

Nepa cinerea
  • Family Nepidae
  • Cambridge, Perse School nature reserve, TL446570; 16 Sept 2014
  • Mostly inhabits still waters such as shallow muddy ponds and lake edges.
  • Preys upon small fish, larvae of other water bugs, water beetles and other aquatic creatures.
  • NBN Atlas


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