Nepidae Latreille

Esenbekova, Perizat Abdykairovna, Nurushev, Murat Zhusupbekovich & Homziak, Jurij, 2015, Aquatic Hemiptera (Heteroptera) of Kazakhstan, with notes on life history, ecology and distribution, Zootaxa 4013 (2), pp. 195-206: 196

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4013.2.2

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03878791-8B4B-1404-FF0B-0101A92D01B0

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scientific name

Nepidae Latreille
status

 

Family Nepidae Latreille 

Nepa cinerea Linnaeus 

Standing or slow-moving bodies of water, large and small. Fully aquatic, poor swimmers, live on the bottom, or in aquatic vegetation ( Esenbekova 2008); zoophages, with adults and larvae both feeding on larval Odonata, flies and beetles; univoltine and overwinters as imago, but Stage V larvae may overwinter as well ( Kanyukova 2006). Mate most of the year, except for August and September ( Papáček 1989); Trans Palearctic.

Ranatra linearis (Linnaeus) 

Standing or slow-moving bodies of water, large and small. Zoophage (preys on fish fry, larvae of dragonflies and beetles); univoltine ( Papáček 1989, Dolling 1991) or bivoltine ( Dubitsky 1978), overwinters as imago. West Palearctic.

Ranatra unicolor Scott 

Standing and slow-moving large and small water bodies; on submerged surfaces, associated with periphyton; zoophage (preys on fish fry, larvae of dragonflies and beetles; Kanyukova 1989); univoltine; overwinters as imago on the bottom of reservoirs. East Eurasian.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Nepidae