family Notonectidae


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Noun1.family Notonectidae - aquatic carnivorous insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
genus Notonecta, Notonecta - type genus of the Notonectidae: backswimmers
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Previous studies strongly supported the view of separated superfamilies Notonectoidea (including one family Notonectidae) and Pleoidea (including the Pleidae and Heloterphidae), recognized by China [45], Popov [2], Rieger [33], and Hebsgaard et al.