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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Gerridae (Water spiders) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 52 families, 202 genera, 444 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 46 families, 192 genera, 430 species
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 16 families, 76 genera, 211 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
 5 families, 6 genera, 8 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Gerroidea (Leach, 1815)
 2 families, 3 genera, 4 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) (Water spiders) - Systematics
 1 genus, 1 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 Lesotho
Gerris swakopensis (Stål, 1858)Info
1 Species in Gerridae for Lesotho 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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