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Gerridae  Leach, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 103801

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): water striders [English]
    pond skaters [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHemiptera Linnaeus, 1758 – true bugs, hemipterans  
                                  SuborderHeteroptera Latreille, 1810 – true bugs, barbeiro, maria fedida, percevejo, heteropterans  
                                     InfraorderGerromorpha  – semiaquatic bugs, shore-inhabiting bugs  
                                        SuperfamilyGerroidea Leach, 1815  
                                           FamilyGerridae Leach, 1815 – water striders, pond skaters  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subfamily Charmatometrinae Andersen, 1975  
                                              Subfamily Cylindrostethinae Andersen, 1975  
                                              Subfamily Electrobatinae Andersen and Poinar, 1992  
                                              Subfamily Eotrechinae Matsuda, 1960  
                                              Subfamily Gerrinae Leach, 1815  
                                              Subfamily Halobatinae Bianchi, 1896  
                                              Subfamily Ptilomerinae Bianchi, 1896  
                                              Subfamily Rhagodotarsinae Lundblad, 1933  
                                              Subfamily Trepobatinae Matsuda, 1960  
                                            FamilyGerridae Leach, 1815 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                              Genus Cretogerris Perrichot, Net and Neraudeau, 2005  
                                              Genus Cylindrobates Wappler and Andersen, 2004  
                                              Genus Lutetiabates Wappler and Andersen, 2004  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gerridae, water striders [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Henry, Thomas J. / Foottit, Robert G., and Peter H. Adler, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 10. Biodiversity of Heteroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society   
  Page(s): 223-263   
  Publisher: Blackwell Publishing (Wiley-Blackwell)   
  Publication Place: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9781405151429   
  Reference for: Gerridae, pond skaters [English], water striders [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Henry, Thomas J., and Richard C. Froeschner, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States   
  Page(s): xix + 958   
  Publisher: E. J. Brill   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916846-44-X   
  Reference for: Gerridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McGavin, George C.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bugs of the World   
  Page(s): 192   
  Publisher: Facts on File   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8160-2737-4   
  Reference for: Gerridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zettel, Herbert  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated catalogue of the semi-aquatic bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha) of Luzon Island, the Philippines, with descriptions of new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Österreichischer Entomologen, vol. 66   
  Page(s): 85-140   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0375-5223   
  Reference for: Gerridae   

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