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Merragata hebroides This 1.5mm &quot;black spec&quot; was skating like crazy over the water of the swimming pool here - hard job to catch it in a jar, even harder to get halfway decent images ... restless and quick as hell ... pfff ....<br />
Here a horribly out of focus image for size:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/89841/merragata_hebroides_on_mm-paper.html" title="Merragata hebroides on mm-paper"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/89841_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1598486410&Signature=XAibOPWWM%2FWQH6q8Q%2FFWlKcyV2k%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Merragata hebroides on mm-paper just for size :o)<br />
Slightly sharper image here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/89840/merragata_hebroides.html Geotagged,Hebridae,Heteroptera,La Palma (Canary Islands),Merragata,Merragata hebroides,Spain" /></a></figure> Geotagged,Hebridae,Heteroptera,La Palma (Canary Islands),Merragata,Merragata hebroides,Spain Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Merragata hebroides

This 1.5mm "black spec" was skating like crazy over the water of the swimming pool here - hard job to catch it in a jar, even harder to get halfway decent images ... restless and quick as hell ... pfff ....
Here a horribly out of focus image for size:

Merragata hebroides on mm-paper just for size :o)<br />
Slightly sharper image here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/89840/merragata_hebroides.html Geotagged,Hebridae,Heteroptera,La Palma (Canary Islands),Merragata,Merragata hebroides,Spain

    comments (3)

  1. No shame in struggling with 1.5mm, and it's more than a decent photo, thanks for sharing! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, I suffered of our well known zooming-disease without end on this one :-/ Posted 5 months ago
  2. So tiny! And, it's still a worthy photo to share! I'm glad you did. Posted 5 months ago

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''Merragata hebroides'' is a species of velvet water bug in the family Hebridae. It is found in the Caribbean Sea, Central America, North America, Oceania, and South America.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Feb 12, 2020. Captured in Camino el Pedregal, 38769 El Pedregal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.