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Genus Trepobates

Trepobate Water Strider? - Trepobates subnitidus tiny Water Strider - Trepobates tiny Water Strider - Trepobates Water Strider IMG_0167 - Trepobates subnitidus - female water strider nymph - Trepobates Trepobates subnitidus Trepobates subnitidus mating Trepobates - Trepobates subnitidus - male - female
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 Gerromorpha (Semiaquatic Bugs)
Superfamily Gerroidea
Family Gerridae (Water Striders)
Subfamily Trepobatinae
Genus Trepobates
Explanation of Names
Trepobates Uhler 1883
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
Superficially resembles nymphs of Gerris. First antennomere shorter than three others combined.
Range
e., w., & so. NA(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Aquatic Insects of North America
R. W. Merritt, K. W. Cummins, M.B. Berg. 2008. Kendall/Hunt.