The Waterbug Company is run by a bunch of Australian freshwater ecologists. Our main passion is waterbugs, but we have experience in all sorts of other freshwatery topics.


We wandered up an urban rivulet in Hobart, Tasmania and figured out where the mayflies call it quits…. an example of The National Waterbug Blitz in action!

The Waterbug App

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Waterbug Face

Need a Waterbug ID confirmed by a bunch of friendly people? or have you got a waterbug with no name? Try waterbug face ( It is totally free, and we try and get an opinion back to you quicksmart… Simply post a picture of your waterbug with a note to let us know what info are you after? Despite the international nature of the web …our answers are going to be more accurate for waterbugs from Australia and surrounds!

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Waterbugs in tok pisin. A quick guide to some of the more spectacular waterbugs of PNG …Click on the image to the right to download the PDF.