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Water bugs - Gerridae (Family)


Water bug - Gerridae
Water bug - Gerridae
Water strider - Gerridae
Water strider - Gerridae
Gerridae
Gerridae

Genera71
Species553
Common namesWater spiders, Water skippers, Water skimmers, Water skeeters, Water skaters, Jesus bugs, Water scooters, Skimmers, Skaters, Pond skaters, Magic bugs, Water bugs, Water striders, Pondskaters
German namesWasserläufer, Schneider, Wasserschneider
Dutch namesSchaatsenrijders
Danish namesSkøjteløbere
Finnish namesVesimittarit
Norwegian namesVannløpere
Swedish namesSkräddare
French namesGerridés
AuthorLeach, 1815
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesGerridae in bie.ala.org.au
Gerridae in faunaeur.org
Gerridae in itis.gov
Gerridae in dyntaxa.se
Gerridae in Wikipedia (English)

Further chapters of "Water bugs"
- Common Water Strider
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1. Water bug - Gerridae
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderHeteroptera
True bugs, Bugs, Gerrids
InfraorderGerromorpha
Shore-inhabiting bugs, Semiaquatic bugs, Semi-aquatic Bugs
SuperfamilyGerroidea
FamilyGerridae
Water spiders, Water skippers, Water skimmers, Water skeeters, Water skaters, Jesus bugs, Water scooters, Skimmers, Skaters, Pond skaters, Magic bugs, Water bugs, Water striders, Pondskaters
AuthorLeach, 1815
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