Tag: Gerridae

Pond Skaters

Pond Skaters Around the world there are around 1700 species of Gerridae, or more commonly known as ‘Pond Skaters’ or ‘Water Skimmers’.  Here in Britain, we have a common species, Latin name ‘Gerris Lacustris,’ which is known as the ‘Common Pond Skater,’ and can be found all over Britain, Ireland and Europe. Their preferred habitat […]

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