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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Belostomatidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Abedus subgen. Deinostoma Kirkaldy 1897
Abedus subgen. Pseudoabedus De Carlo 1951
Belostomatidae Leach 1815

Alternative Names

? americana Leidy, 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? deperditus Germar, 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? primordialis Germar, 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? speciosa Heer, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belostomates Schoeberlin 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belostomatidae
Benacus Stål 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Deinostoma
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Deinostoma Kirkaldy 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Deinostoma Kirkaldy 1897
Invalid according to {resource_name} (original name/combination)
Diplonychus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Muljarus Lee 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoabedus
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Pseudoabedus De Carlo 1951
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoabedus De Carlo 1951
Invalid according to {resource_name} (subsequent name/combination)
Serphus Stål 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Serphus Stål 1862
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior homonym)
Zaitha Amyot & Serville 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Giant Water Bugs
Recognized by Wikidata
electric light bugs
Recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9 and admin
giant water bugs preferred
giant water bug
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

بقيات الماء الكبيرة preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Belostomàtid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Reuzenwaterwantsen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Riesenwanzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, mckinnel, and admin

Hebrew

רבפשפשיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

コオイムシ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Navajo; Navaho

Tó bichʼoshtsoh preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Kjempevannteger preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

انگشت‌گز preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Barata-d'água preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Jättesimskinnbaggar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Chân bơi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

De Ch

Riesenwanzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pt Br

Barata-d'água preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Belostomatidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Hemiptera
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