Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Gerrinae


Waterstriders (Gerromorpha)
Researcher in Illinois working on water striders. Has links to a checklist, showing some recent (?) revisions of genera. Photos of some species and some discusison on ecology.

Water Striders--Bug of the Month
Concise summary of water striders.

Taylor S.J. (2001-2011) Checklist of Illinois Gerromorpha (Heteroptera)
[cite:360705]
The checklist includes 51 spp. in 14 genera of 5 families.

Moreira F.F.F. (2013) Distributional database of the water striders, water bugs, and kissing bugs...
[cite:860225]
Full title: Distributional database of the water striders, water bugs, and kissing bugs (Heteroptera: Gerromorpha, Nepomorpha & Cimicomorpha: Reduviidae: Triatominae)

Skipper L. (2003-2012) Danmarks Blomstertæger
[cite:610862]
'The plant bugs of Denmark': a marvelous, bountiful resource covering all the heteropteran fauna, with emphasis on the Miridae. In Danish. Worth exploring in depth... and picking up some language along the way (quite manageable)

Gogala A. (2014) Heteroptera of Slovenia
[cite:609850]
excellent photos and brief profiles of most species that made their way from Europe to NA (another valuable resource of such info is(1))

Choate P.M. (YYYY) Identification key to the principal families of Florida Heteroptera
[cite:360712]
Illustrated by photos of David Almquist

Checklist of the Hemiptera of Oklahoma
Extensive checklist, with bibliography.

(This is an old link, formerly under Hemiptera, a classification no longer used here.)