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Genus Corisella

Corisella decolor (Uhler) - Corisella decolor Corisella inscripta (Uhler) - Corisella inscripta Corixidae  - Corisella edulis Water Boatman - Corisella edulis - female Water Boatman - Corisella edulis Water Boatman - Corisella edulis Water Boatman - Corisella edulis Water Boatman - Corisella edulis
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)
Family Corixidae (Water Boatmen)
Subfamily Corixinae
Tribe Corixini
Genus Corisella
Explanation of Names
Corisella Lundblad 1928
4 spp. in our area(1)
n. & w. NA(1); FL(2)
Works Cited
1.Aquatic Insects of North America
R. W. Merritt, K. W. Cummins, M.B. Berg. 2008. Kendall/Hunt.
2.Identification manual for the aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera of Florida
Epler J.H. 2006. FL Dept. Env. Prot., Tallahassee, FL. 186 pp.