MESOVELIIDAE (Water Treaders)

Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Mesoveliidae-Mesovelia mulsanti-Mulsant’s Water Treader MALE (K)

Mesovelia mulsanti

Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.387425, -110.959208
Elevation: 3,661 ft
October 13, 2021
Size: 3.5 mm
Abundant species at this location
Collected from the edge of a pond
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Brady Richards
“Abdominal sternite VIII of male with two tufts of sharp black spines densely grouped.”
Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo, Ribeiro, José Ricardo Inacio and Nessimian, Jorge Luiz. “A synopsis of the species of Mesovelia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Mesoveliidae) occurring in the floodplain of the Amazon River, Brazil, with redescriptions of Mesovelia mulsanti White and M. zeteki Harris & Drake. Acta Amazonica [online]. 2008, v. 38, n. 3 [Accessed 16 October 2021] , pp. 539-550. Available from: . Epub 01 Dec 2008. ISSN 1809-4392.

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