One exception is the Gelastocoridae, which are riparian and possess short antennae. The truly Most aquatic and semiaquatic Hemiptera are predatory. Hemiptera, Gelastocoridae, Nerthra, China. Introduction. Toad bugs ( Gelastocoridae) are a remarkable group of aquatic bugs (Nepomorpha). which are derived. Key to California semiaquatic and aquatic Hemiptera based on habitats and habits of the Nepomor- pha. suggested that the Ochteridae and Gelastocoridae.
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Mononyx indicus Atkinson, Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Ge,astocoridae dorsally brown with scutellum slightly darker than rest Fig. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7: Body light brown, front of head provided with five large, rounded tubercles, four of which are flatted on top and densely covered with short clavate bristles; ocelli absent.
Received Oct 14; Accepted Apr The three species of Nerthra Say, Hemiptera: Contributed by Troy Bartlett on 16 February, – Systematics Nerthra asiatica Keywords: Zoological Survey of India. Abdominal V-IV sternites of male mostly asymmetrical, ninth sternite rather oval, wider than long, not as long as eighth sternite; seventh sternite sternite about half as long as eighth sternite; fifth sternite very short medially Fig.
The male genitalia were examined in glycerol and illustrated using a Zeiss Discovery V8 microscope.
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Abdominal sternites of female nearly symmetrical except for posterior margin of last sternite, which is slightly emarginated, but with apex slightly convex just below the lobes of the ovipositor, the latter somewhat rounded and the left one overlapping the right. Systematic Entomology 29 4: Leptopodomorpha Saldidae shore bugs Leptopodidae spiny shore bugs Omaniidae Aepophilidae.
Family Gelastocoridae – Toad Bugs –
State Fauna Series, — Identification manual for the aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera of Florida Epler J.
Measurements of Nerthra species.
Urostylididae Acanthosomatidae shield bugs Tessaratomidae giant shield bugs and relatives Dinidoridae Cydnidae burrowing bugs Thaumastellidae Parastrachiidae Corimelaenidae includes ebony bugs Lestoniidae Phloeidae Scutelleridae jewel bugs or metallic shield bugs Plataspidae Pentatomidae stink bugs Canopidae Megarididae.
Like other Heteropterathey have hemelytra for their forewings and piercing-sucking mouthparts.
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Gerroidea Gerridae water gelastcoridae Hermatobatidae Veliidae riffle bugs. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Hemelytra not quite reaching end of abdomen in the females, membrane well developed; embolium narrow at base, dilated before middle, anterior portion and apex of dilation more or less rounded.
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Enicocephaloidea Aenictopecheidae Enicocephalidae unique-headed bugs, gnat bugs. It is divided into two subfamilies, Gelastocorinae and Nerthrinae.
Support Center Support Center. New Holland Publishers, Ltd. Aradidae flat bugs Termitaphididae termite bugs. Body middle sized for the genus. Bristles short or moderately long, clavate, slightly curved, bristles in rows and clumps on hemelytra and in clumps on scutellum and pronotum. Nepomorpha and Gerromorpha of Vanuatu.
Family Gelastocoridae – Toad Bugs
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington Lobes of ovipositor slightly projecting posteriorly; posterior margin of last visible abdominal sternite triangularly emarginate Fig.
Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, Peiping, pp. They are found under stones and plant debris or burrowing into wet sand or mud. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift N.