Corixa species, larve
Corixa species, larva
Lesser water boatsman, larva

Hidden under Water-milfoil, a Corixa larva keeps quiet in the hostile surrounding of the underwater world. The larva is defenceless and good food for many waterinsects and fishes... The top of the abdomen is visible, because the covering wings haven't been formed completely.

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