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Species Notonecta irrorata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Nepomorpha (Aquatic Bugs)
Superfamily Notonectoidea
Family Notonectidae (Backswimmers)
Genus Notonecta
No Taxon (subgenus Notonecta)
Species irrorata (Notonecta irrorata)
Size
10mm
Identification
Wing covers have a red and black pattern.
Habitat
Ponds, lakes, and rivers.
Season
All year.
Food
Small aquatic insects.
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