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Noun1.Ranatra - elongate very slender water scorpionsRanatra - elongate very slender water scorpions
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Nepidae, Nepidae - water scorpions
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Abstract--A new species of water scorpion, Ranatra schuhi, is described from the Shan Plateau of upper Burma.
Effect of environmental and physiological factors on reproductive potential of Ranatra filliformis Fabr.
Ranatra the water scorpion rests on stems by the side of the river, in a micro world, teased and tormented by insects around her.
Hemiptera Nabidae Hoplistoscelis Hemiptera Nepidae Ranatra Hemiptera Notonectidae Notonecta Hemiptera Pentatomidae Banasa Hemiptera Pentatomidae Brochymena Hemiptera Pentatomidae Brochymena Hemiptera Pentatomidae Euschistus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Euschistus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Mormidea Hemiptera Pentatomidae Podisus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Thyanta Hemiptera Pentatomidae Unident.
Although everyone who solves Odyssey of the Mind problems are considered winners, those students who developed exceptional solutions and took creative risks were awarded first through third place, along with Ranatra Fusca Award winners.
The zone of vegetation formation contains the water scorpion Ranatra fusca, the creeping water bug Pelocoris femoratus, the small water bug Zaitha fluminea, water boatman, the stillwater brook beetle Elmis quadrinotatus, several species of predaceous diving beetles, water scavenger beetles, mayfly larvae (Caenis and Callibaetis), the damselfly larva Ischnura verticalis, and dragonfly larvae (Aeschnidae and Libellulidae).
The Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award is given to those teams who have exhibited remarkable creativity.