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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Gerridae (Water spiders) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 127 families, 1023 genera, 2526 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 95 families, 935 genera, 2358 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 43 families, 250 genera, 414 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
 5 families, 11 genera, 23 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Gerroidea (Leach, 1815)
 2 families, 8 genera, 18 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) (Water spiders) - Systematics
 6 genera, 14 species
Site
Tree
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Genera71    worldwide
Species553    worldwide
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
Distribution
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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)

Species overview - Checklist for Gerridae in Japan
Aquarius elongatus (Uhler, 1897)Info
Aquarius nebularis (Drake & Hottes, 1925)Info
Aquarius paludum paludum (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Asclepios shiranui (Esaki, 1930)Info
Gerris gracilicomis (Horváth, 1879)Info
Gerris issikii (Miyamoto, 1961)Info
Gerris lacustris (Linnaeus, 1767)Common water striderSite
Gerris latiabdominis (Miyamoto, 1958)Info
Gerris nebularis -> Aquarius nebularisInfo
Gerris nepalensis (Distant, 1910)Info
Gerris paludum ()Info
Limnogonus fossarum (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Limnoporus rufoscutellatus (Latreille, 1807)Info
Rhagadotarsus kraepelini (Breddin, 1905)Info
14 Species in Gerridae for Japan listed
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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