Saldidae

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Saldidae
Saldula.palustris.jpg
Saldula palustris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Leptopodomorpha
Family: Saldidae
Genera

Aepophilus
Chartoscirta
Chiloxanthus
Enalosalda
Halosalda
Ioscytus
Macrosaldula
Micracanthia
Oligosaldina
Orthophrys
Orthosaldula
Paralosalda
Pelachoris
Pentacora
Propentacora
Pseudosaldula
Rupisalda
Salda
Saldoida
Saldula
Salduncula

Saldidae, also known as shore bugs, are a family of insects in the order Hemiptera (true bugs). They are oval-shaped and measure 2–8 mm when mature. Typically they are found near shorelines or the marginal growths near water. They can flee by leaping or taking flight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacCafferty, W. Patrick (1983). Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen's and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives (1st ed.). Jones & Bartlett Publishers. p. 345. ISBN 0867200170. 

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