Naucoridae

Naucoridae

[nȯ′kȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hemipteran insects in the superfamily Naucoroidea.
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Few studies that focus on the aquatic insects of Tanzania have been published and none of these has addressed the family of Naucoridae.
To provide a sound foundation for future biological, ecological, and epidemiological investigations, a faunistic survey to document the taxonomic composition and distribution of the species of Naucoridae of Tanzania was conducted.
Moreover, 99 members of the families Belostomatidae and Naucoridae were kept alive for saliva collection (2).
ulcerans (families Belostomatidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae) are carnivorous and able to bite humans (10).
Egg architecture of Naucoridae (Heteroptera): internal and external structure of the chorion and micropyle Proc Entomol Soc Wash 101(1):1-25.
ulcerans by aquatic biting insects, we conducted a field examination of biting water bugs (Hemiptera: Naucoridae, Belostomatidae, Nepidae) in 15 disease-endemic and 12 non-disease-endemic areas of Ghana, Africa.
The aforementioned laboratory studies have been elegantly performed, but the use of a French species of Naucoridae and a South American isolate of M.
792 0 931 Caenidae 28 14 1 0 22 Leptohyphidae 46 145 478 0 181 Leptophlebiidae 516 29 116 0 81 Hemiptera Belostomatidae 0 0 0 0 13 Gerridae 1 0 0 0 2 Naucoridae 2 2 0 0 0 Lepidoptera 1 1 16 0 7 Megaloptera Corydalidae 4 8 28 0 2 Odonata Coenagrionidae 89 71 87 0 65 Cordulidae 1 0 0 0 0 Gomphidae 0 0 0 0 9 Lestidae 0 0 0 0 0 Libellulidae 1 1 0 0 1 Plecoptera Gripopterygidae 61 18 92 0 44 Perlidae 250 32 224 0 12 Trichoptera Calamoceratidae 0 2 2 0 0 Glossossomatidae 6 0 1 0 50 Helycopsychidae 2 0 0 0 1 Hidrobiosidae 11 0 0 0 0 Hydropsychidae 701 417 1.
Biotic and abiotic interactions in central Texas streams with special reference to Naucoridae (Hemiptera).
Influence of current velocity on substratum selection by Naucoridae (Hemiptera): an experimental approach via stream simulation.
Although the family Naucoridae consists mostly of tropical aquatic insects, these animals are prominent members of stream communities throughout the southwestern United States (Polhemus, 1984).