Water cricket on a spring source, in eastern Holland
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Water cricket

This Water cricket on one of the sources of the "Sprengendal" in Holland demonstrates that in moderate daylight it appears as a dark insect on the reflecting water. Only in stronger, directed light like that of the sun or a flashlight, the colours are vivid:

Water cricket on a water spring

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