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Species Limnoporus canaliculatus

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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 Gerromorpha (Semiaquatic Bugs)
Superfamily Gerroidea
Family Gerridae (Water Striders)
Subfamily Gerrinae
Genus Limnoporus
Species canaliculatus (Limnoporus canaliculatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Limnoporus canaliculatus (Say 1832)
Size
7.5-11 mm; one of the smaller members of the genus
Identification
Best separated from other species by body size
Range
Eastern: ON to FL and the Gulf states