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Overview

Brief Summary

Water bugs are the best adapted insects for living in water. Both the larvae and the adults live submerged under water. With many other insects such as dragonflies and mosquitoes, the animal leaves the water as an adult to live on land.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 0
 
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Associations

Known prey organisms

Notonecta (Meladema, Graptodytes, Bidessus, Notonecta) preys on:
Culex
Chironomus
Sigara
Discoglossus
Tanypodinae
Cloeon
Plactynemis
Anopheles
Haliplus

Based on studies in:
Finland (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • P. Ohm and H. Remmert, Etudes sur les rockpools des Pyrenees-Orientales, Vie et Milieu 6:194-209, from p. 208 (Fig. 4.) (1955).
  • P. Ohm and H. Remmert, Etudes sur les rockpools des Pyrenees-Orientales, Vie et Milieu 6:194-209, from p. 208 (Fig. 5.) (1955).
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Known predators

Notonecta (Meladema, Graptodytes, Bidessus, Notonecta) is prey of:
Hydrometra

Based on studies in:
Finland (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • P. Ohm and H. Remmert, Etudes sur les rockpools des Pyrenees-Orientales, Vie et Milieu 6:194-209, from p. 208 (Fig. 5.) (1955).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:155
Specimens with Sequences:123
Specimens with Barcodes:93
Species:18
Species With Barcodes:16
Public Records:54
Public Species:9
Public BINs:9
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Notonecta sp.

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Notonecta

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