Dipsocoridae

Dipsocoridae

[‚dip·sə′kȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hemipteran insects in the superfamily Dipsocoroidea; members are predators on small insects under bark or in rotten wood.
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TABLE 1 Species and morphospecies surveyed and their geographic distribution Western Central Eastern Family / Species Sector Sector Sector Dipsocoridae Cryptostemma linguata Nieser, 1973 X Saldidae Micracanthia humilis (Say, 1832) X Pentacora hirta (Say, 1832) X Pentacora signoreti (Guerin-Meneville, 1857) X Pentacora sphacelata (Uhler, 1877) X Saldula coxalis (Stal, 1873) * * * Saldula pallipes (Fabricius, 1803) X Saldidae Gn.
The authors include Gerromorpha, known as the true aquatic bugs, and Nepomorpha, known as the semi aquatic bugs, as well as Leptopodomorpha (which includes Saldidae, shore bugs) and Dipsocoromorpha (which includes Dipsocoridae, jumping ground bugs).
First record of Dipsocoridae (Hemiptera) from Australla with the description of four new species of Co,ptostemma Herrich-Schaeffer.