Needle Bug
Golden-shouldered Backswimmer
Profile, showing legs
Golden-shouldered Backswimmer (Anisops cf deanei)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Backswimmer (Notonectidae)
Species: Golden-shouldered Backswimmer (Anisops cf deanei)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Mar-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.