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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Family Gelastocoridae – Toad Bugs
Scutellum rather small, apex narrowed, basal portion depressed, inclining to apex which is the most elevated part. Cicadidae Tettigarctidae hairy cicadas.
Gerroidea Gerridae water striders Hermatobatidae Veliidae riffle bugs. This page was last edited on 6 Aprilat Apart from the no doubt considerable physical protection that the armour affords them, the layer of sand renders them effectively invisible on the ground unless they move at the wrong moment.
Gelastocoridae – Wikipedia
This is the first time the male has been described. Mononyx grossus Montandon, Records of the Indian Museum Abdominal sternites of female nearly symmetrical except for posterior margin of last sternite, which is slightly emarginated, but with apex slightly convex just below the lobes of the ovipositor, the latter somewhat rounded and the left one overlapping the right.
Hemipgera turgidulus Distant, Australian Gelastocoridae species are usually flightless with the wings either absent or greatly reduced. In female, abdomen nearly symmetrical. The male of Nerthra asiatica is recorded and reviewed for the first time.
Body shape most closely related to N. XML Treatment for Nerthra macrothorax. Generally oval, flattened, cryptic, with bulging eyes and antennae hidden under the head. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie Systematic Entomology 29 4: Anthocoridae minute pirate bugs or flower bugs Cimicidae bed bugs, bat bugs Curaliidae Curalium cronini Joppeicidae Lasiochilidae Lyctocoridae Medocostidae Microphysidae Miridae plant bugs, leaf bugs, grass bugs Nabidae damsel bugs Pachynomidae Plokiophilidae Polyctenidae old world bat bugs Reduviidae assassin bugs, wheel bugs, thread-legged bugs Thaumastocoridae royal palm bugs Tingidae lace bugs Velocipedidae.
Family Gelastocoridae – Toad Bugs –
University of Kansas Science Bulletin Fauna gelaztocoridae Sikkim Part 2. Material and methods The male genitalia were examined in glycerol and illustrated using a Zeiss Discovery V8 microscope. Nieser N, Chen PP. Gelastocoridae toad bugs Ochteridae velvety shore bugs.
Gerridae water striders Hermatobatidae Veliidae riffle bugs. Fore leg with one claw two in nymphs!
Mononyx projectus Distant, Urostylididae Acanthosomatidae shield bugs Tessaratomidae giant shield bugs and relatives Dinidoridae Cydnidae burrowing bugs Thaumastellidae Parastrachiidae Corimelaenidae includes ebony bugs Lestoniidae Phloeidae Scutelleridae jewel bugs or metallic shield bugs Plataspidae Pentatomidae stink bugs Canopidae Megarididae.
Festschrift in Honour of 80th Anniversary of Michail Josifov— In the shape of the pronotum it would seem to be closely related to N.
Bugguide is hosted by: State Fauna Series, — Some Northern Hemisphere species deposit eggs in small holes in mud under stones near the water. Toad bugs Gelastocoridae are a remarkable group of aquatic bugs Nepomorpha which are derived from aquatic ancestors and have become secondarily terrestrial Hebsgaard et al.