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Species Abedus immaculatus

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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 Nepoidea
Family Belostomatidae (Giant Water Bugs)
Subfamily Belostomatinae
Genus Abedus
Species immaculatus (Abedus immaculatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abedus cantralli
Belostoma fluminea immaculata
Explanation of Names
Abedus immaculatus (Say 1832)
Size
13-14 mm(1)
Range
Throughout FL, into GA, along Gulf Coast to MS(2)
Internet References
Hussey, R.F., and J.L. Herring. 1950. A remarkable new belostomatid (Hemiptera) from Florida and Georgia. The Florida Entomologist 33 (2): 84-89.
Hussey, R.F., and J.L. Herring. 1950. Rediscovery of a belostomatid named by Thomas Say (Hemiptera). The Florida Entomologist 33 (4): 154-156.
Works Cited
1.Identification manual for the aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera of Florida
Epler J.H. 2006. FL Dept. Env. Prot., Tallahassee, FL. 186 pp.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.