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Abedus

Abedus is a genus of giant water bugs (family Belostomatidae). Species of this genus exhibit male parental care. Eggs are laid on the male's back, and the male tends them until the eggs hatch.[1]

Species[edit]

Partial list of species: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert L. Smith (1997). "Evolution of paternal care in the giant water bugs (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae)". In Jae C. Choe & Bernard J. Crespi. The Evolution of Social Behavior in Insects and Arachnids Sociality. Cambridge University Press. pp. 116–149. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511721953.007. ISBN 978-0-511-72195-3. 
  2. ^ "Abedus Stål, 1862". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-12-22. 


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