Nepidae


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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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SENSITIVITY SL NO FAMILY SCORE 1 Elmidae 3 2 Hydrachnidae 3 3 Unionidae 3 4 Viviparidae 3 5 Macromiidae 2 6 Chironomidae 2 7 Ceratopogonidae 2 8 Platycnemididae 2 9 Palaemonidae 2 10 Potamidae 2 11 Corixidae 1 12 Nepidae 1 13 Hydrometridae 1 14 Gerridae 1 15 Hydrophilidae 1 16 Culicidae 1 17 Physidae 1 18 Hirudinidae 1 19 Lumbricidae 1 Table 3.
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).
Barker and Vestjens (1990) list water bugs, Cicadidae, Pentatomidae and Nepidae as the only hemipterans recorded, while Higgins et al.
Familias de macroinvertebrados asociados a las raices Eichhornia crassipes en las tres cienagas estudiadas FAMILIA Zapatosa Mata de Palma La Pachita Aesnidae X Ampullaridae X X X Ancylidae X X X Belostomatidae X Ceratopogonidae X X X Chironomidae X X X Chrysomelidae X X Coenagrionidae X X X Culicidae X X X Curculionidae X X X Cyclestheridae X X X Dorylaimidae X X X Dytiscidae X X X Glossiphonidae X X X Hydrobiidae X X X Hydrophilidae X X X Lampyridae X X Libellulidae X X X Lymnessiidae X X X Naididae X X X Naucoridae X X Nepidae X X Noteridae X X X Palaemonidae X X X Physidae X X X Planorbidae X X X Pleidae X X Polycentropodidae X X X Pyralidae X X Scirtidae X X X Staphilinidae X Stratyomidae X X X Succineidae X X Tabanidae X X TOTAL 32 28 28 Tabla 7.
La Familia Nepidae esta representada en el continente americano por los generos Telmatotrephes Stal, Ranatra Fabricius, Curicta Stal y Nepa Linnaeus (Stys & Jansson 1988).
Key words: Nepidae, Ranatra, Burma, Andaman Islands, new species, new distribution records.
The macroinvertebrate community in the mainstream of the Pigeon River commonly includes stoneflies (Taeniopterigidae), mayflies (Leptophlebiidae, Heptageniidae), caddisflies (Limnephilidae, Hydropsychidae, Phryganeidae, Polycentropodidae, Phil-opotamidae), amphipods (Gammaridae), isopods (Asellidae), black flies (Simuliidae), midges (Chironomidae), other Diptera (Athericidae, Culici-dae, Tabanidae, Tipulidae), true bugs (Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Gerridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), water beetles (Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydrophilidae), dragon flies (Anisoptera), damsel flies (Coena-grionidae)T hellgrammites (Corydalidae), alderflies (Sialidae), and crayfish (Decapoda).
ulcerans (families Belostomatidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae) are carnivorous and able to bite humans (10).