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Stenus
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Stenus is a genus of semiaquatic rove beetles in the subfamily Steninae. They are known for swimming by emitting pygidial gland secretions that reduce surface tension and allow them to move on the surface of water.[2]

Species

References

  1. ^ Bugguide Genus Stenus.
  2. ^ Bush, J. W. M.; David L. Hu (2006). "Walking on Water: Biolocomotion at the Interface" (PDF). Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech. 38 (1): 339–369. doi:10.1146/annurev.fluid.38.050304.092157. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 10, 2007..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  3. ^ a b Tang; Li (2013). "Discovery of Steninae from Ningxia, Northwest China (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)". ZooKeys. 272: 1–20. doi:10.3897/zookeys.272.4389. PMC 3677394. PMID 23794800.
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Stenus: Brief Summary
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Stenus is a genus of semiaquatic rove beetles in the subfamily Steninae. They are known for swimming by emitting pygidial gland secretions that reduce surface tension and allow them to move on the surface of water.

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