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Back-swimmer(Notonecta glauca).Photographed in a small aquarium.Picture is turned upside down.Normally this insect swims just under the surface of the water with his underside facing up. In small ponds and pools.I found this one in our swimmingpool.Spain.


back swimmer, notonecta glauca, jim hoffman, spain, swimmingpool


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  • jesika
    jesikaabout 2 years ago

    Brilliant shot

  • Thanks Jesika.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Clive
    Cliveabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks a bunch,Clive.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks Julie.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Neutro
    Neutroabout 2 years ago

    Splendid Jimmy!!!!

  • Thanks.:))

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchabout 2 years ago

    Stunning macro shot just awesome work !!!!!

  • Thanks mate.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Charles Dillane
    Charles Dillaneabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks for your nice comments.I appreciate it.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

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