One exception is the Gelastocoridae, which are riparian and possess short antennae. The truly Most aquatic and semiaquatic Hemiptera are predatory. Hemiptera, Gelastocoridae, Nerthra, China. Introduction. Toad bugs ( Gelastocoridae) are a remarkable group of aquatic bugs (Nepomorpha). which are derived. Key to California semiaquatic and aquatic Hemiptera based on habitats and habits of the Nepomor- pha. suggested that the Ochteridae and Gelastocoridae.

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Pronotum greatly expanded laterally; lateral margins converging anteriorly, subparallel for posterior half; posterior angle projecting obliquely posterolateral, rather pointed; posterior margin with five concavities.

Connexivum greatly expanded laterally in females. Entire body covered with short, broadly clavate bristles, bristles pale and especially dense on pronotum and on the elevations of the head. Enicocephaloidea Aenictopecheidae Enicocephalidae unique-headed bugs, gnat bugs. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie Zoological Survey of India. hemipfera


Hemelytra not extending to the end of the abdomen, membrane well developed; embolium with the basal half of the lateral margin nearly straight, not expanded laterally at middle. It is divided into two subfamilies, Gelastocorinae and Nerthrinae.


Mononyx indicus Atkinson, Journal of the Asiatic Society Bengal 57 The outline of the ovipositor was the same and the ventral submarginal tumescences on the last visible abdominal sternite absent. Views Read Zquatic View history. Australia wide Sensitivity Rating: Heteroptera from China I.

Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide! Key to genera adapted from 3. Adelgidae woolly conifer aphids Phylloxeridae phylloxerans.

New Holland Publishers, Ltd. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Formosa Nerthra This gelastocoriidae is represented in Australia by a single genus, Nerthra Say. Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, Peiping, pp.

We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. The male genitalia were examined in glycerol and illustrated using a Zeiss Discovery V8 microscope.


Ceratocombidae Dipsocoridae Hypsipterygidae Schizopteridae Stemmocryptidae. Field Guide hemiptfra Insects of South Africa. Pyrrhocoridae red bugs, cotton stainers Largidae bordered plant bugs.

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Aquatuc N, Chen PP. Gerroidea Gerridae water striders Hermatobatidae Veliidae riffle bugs. The holotype is a female from China: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Body middle sized for the genus.

Harcourt Brace College Publishers. Leptopodomorpha Saldidae shore bugs Leptopodidae spiny shore bugs Omaniidae Aepophilidae. XML Treatment for Nerthra indica: University of Kansas Science Bulletin Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7: Gerridae water striders Hermatobatidae Veliidae riffle bugs. Belostomatidae giant water bugs Nepidae water scorpions, needle bugs. Helotrephidae Pleidae pygmy backswimmers.

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