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Genus Limnoporus

Water Strider - Limnoporus canaliculatus Water strider - Limnoporus notabilis Water Strider - Limnoporus notabilis Water Strider - Limnoporus canaliculatus Water Strider? - Limnoporus canaliculatus Water Strider? at Goshen Canyon - Limnoporus notabilis water strider - Limnoporus canaliculatus Limnoporus canaliculatus - male
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 Gerrinae
Genus Limnoporus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
until recently often treated as part of Gerris
Explanation of Names
Limnoporus Stål 1868
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 6 total(2)
Range
Holarctic, incl. much of NA(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Classification and phylogeny of the Holarctic water strider genus Limnoporus Stål (Hemiptera, Gerridae)
Andersen N.M., Spence J.R. 1992. Canadian J. Zool. 70: 753-785.
3.Aquatic Insects of North America
R. W. Merritt, K. W. Cummins, M.B. Berg. 2008. Kendall/Hunt.