family Nepidae


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Noun1.family Nepidae - water scorpions
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
water scorpion - long-legged aquatic insect having the front legs fitted for seizing and holding prey and the abdomen extended by a long breathing tube
genus Nepa, Nepa - type genus of the Nepidae: typical elongate-oval water scorpions
genus Ranatra, Ranatra - elongate very slender water scorpions
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C4, C6 Trepobates pictus (Herrich-Schaeffer): B1, B3, C1 Trepobates subnitidus Esaki: B2, C2, C3 Family Mesoveliidae Mesovelia mulsanti White: A12, C4 Family Nepidae Ranatrafusca Palisot: A2, A8, A13 Family Notonectidae Notonecta irrorata Uhler: A11, B3, B4, C10 Family Pleidae Neoplea striola (Fieber): A2, B2, C5 Family Veliidae Microvelia spp.