Gerridae


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Gerridae

[′jer·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The water striders, a family of hemipteran insects in the subdivision Amphibicorisae having long middle and hind legs and a median scent gland opening on the metasternum.
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"I wrote Gerridae about my transition from a young woman to an adult, the feeling of having to follow others to be successful, not trusting in yourself and trying to fit in to society during this awkward period," she said.
Nueva especie de Tachygerris y nuevos registros de colecta de los Gerridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) de Colombia.
Los insectos de la familia Gerridae son reconocidos por su habilidad para patinar sobre el agua y por encontrarse sobre los sistemas acuaticos loticos y lenticos, habitando estanques, lagos, rios y quebradas, con un considerable numero de especies que se encuentran en ambientes marinos (ANDERSEN, 1982).
A phylogeny for all families and subfamilies, and for all genera but those assigned to the two most diverse families, Veliidae and Gerridae, is compiled from the many studies by the late Dr.
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).
Blattodea Blattellidae Ischnoptera Blattodea Blattellidae Parcoblatta Hemiptera Aradidae Mezira Hemiptera Belostomatidae Lethocerus Hemiptera Berytidae Jalysus Hemiptera Coreidae Acanthocephala Hemiptera Coreidae Leptoglossus Hemiptera Corixidae Hesperocorixa Hemiptera Corixidae Sigara Hemiptera Corixidae Trichocorixa Hemiptera Gerridae Gerris Hemiptera Hydrometridae Hydrometra Hemiptera Lygaeidae Kleidocerys?
Distributional patterns of Chacoan water bugs (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Micronectidae and Gerridae).
Clinal variation in morphology among eastern populations of the waterstrider, Aquarius remigis Say (Hemiptera, Gerridae).
Este generico, que denota infradiferenciadamente especies de las familias Gerridae y Velidae, no presenta especificos subordinados.