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Genus Trepobates

Water Strider - Trepobates Common Water Strider?  Two of 'em - Trepobates subnitidus - male - female Colorful Trepobates? - Trepobates subnitidus another water strider - Trepobates subnitidus Trepobates subnitidus Trepobates subnitidus ? - Trepobates subnitidus Trepobates subnitidus ? - Trepobates subnitidus Aquatic bug - Trepobates subnitidus
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.