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Species Merragata brunnea

Hebridae: Merragata brunnea - Merragata brunnea Velvet Water Bug - Merragata brunnea
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 Hebroidea
Family Hebridae (Velvet Water Bugs)
Genus Merragata
Species brunnea (Merragata brunnea)
Explanation of Names
Merragata brunnea Drake 1917