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Mesovelia hackeri.jpg
Mesovelia hackeri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Gerromorpha
Family: Mesoveliidae
Douglas & Scott, 1867

Mesoveliidae is a family of water treaders in the order Hemiptera. There are about 16 genera and at least 50 described species in Mesoveliidae.[1][2][3][4]


These 16 genera belong to the family Mesoveliidae:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o search_topic=TSN&search_value=103953 "Mesoveliidae Report" Check |url= value (help). Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Browse Mesoveliidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Mesoveliidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  4. ^ a b "Mesoveliidae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-04-11.

Further reading[edit]

  • Schuh, Randall T.; Slater, James A. (1995). True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): Classification and Natural History. Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-2066-5.
  • Andersen, N. Møller; Polhemus, John T. (1980). "Four new genera of Mesoveliidae (Hemiptera, Gerromorpha) and the phylogeny and classification of the family". Insect Systematics & Evolution. 11 (4): 369–392. doi:10.1163/187631280794710060.
  • Aukema, Berend; Rieger, Christian, eds. (1995). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, Vol. 1: Enicocephalomorpha, Dipsocoromorpha, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha and Leptopodomorpha. The Netherlands Entomological Society. ISBN 978-90-71912-12-2.
  • Bantock, T.; Botting, J. (2013). "British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera". Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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