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Related to Nepidae: water scorpion, Gelastocoridae
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Noun1.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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COENAGRIONIDAE GELASTOCORIDAE (incluye lo que era Gelastocoris antes Protoneuridae y Nerthra Pseudostigmatidae) NAUCORIDAE Acanthagrion Ambrysus Anisagrion Cryphocricos Argia Ctenipocoris Enallagma Limnocoris Ischnura Pelocoris Leptobasis NEPIDAE Mecistogaster Curicta Megaloprepus Ranatra Metaleptobasis* NOTONECTIDAE Nehalennia Buenoa Neoerythromma Martarega Neoneura Notonecta Protoneura OCHTERIDAE Psaironeura Ochterus Telebasis PLEIDAE Gen.
Abundance and age-specific spatial and temporal distribution in two waterbug species, Anisops deanei (Notonectidae) and Ranatra dispar (Nepidae) in three farm dams in south Australia.
& RUNCK, C., 1989.- Substratum requirements for oviposition, seasonal egg densities, and conditions for egg eclosion in Ranatra montezuma (Heteroptera: Nepidae).
Taxones residentes Ordenes y familias de especies de insectos acuaticos encontrados: Coleoptera (larvas y adulto de; Curculionidae, Dytiscidae, Haliplidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Limnichidae, Luthrochidae y Noteridae), Ephemeroptera (larvas), Hemiptera (larvas y adultos de; Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Hebridae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae, Macroveliidae, Mesoveliidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), Megaloptera (larvas de Corydalidae), Plecoptera (larvas), Trichoptera (larvas) Odonata (larvas).
Observations of waterscorpions (Insecta: Heteroptera: Nepidae) in the Nizwa area, northern Oman.
Barker and Vestjens (1990) list water bugs, Cicadidae, Pentatomidae and Nepidae as the only hemipterans recorded, while Higgins et al.
[27], the Belostomatidae and Nepidae (Nepoidea) were introduced at the basal position and estimated as a sister group of the remaining nepomorphan families.
Naucoridae, Nerthridae, Belostomidae et Nepidae. Voyage de Ch.