Water Boatmen

Corixidae

Summary 2

Corixidae is a family of aquatic insects in the order Hemiptera that inhabit ponds and slow moving streams, where they swim near the bottom. There are about 500 known species worldwide, in 33 genera, including the genus Sigara.

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  1. (c) Piet Spaans, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CorixaPunctata.JPG
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corixidae

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