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Subgenus Limnogonus (Limnogonus) Stål, 1868



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld: Cape York Peninsula (CYP) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Darwin Coastal (DAC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NT, Qld: Einasleigh Uplands (EIU)

Other Regions

Christmas Island terrestrial & freshwater

Distribution References

General References

Andersen, N.M. 1982. The Semiaquatic Bugs (Hemiptera, Gerromorpha). Phylogeny, adaptations, biogeography and classification. Denmark : Scandinavian Science Press Entomonograph Vol. 3 455 pp. [183-233] (taxonomy, biology)

Andersen, N.M. & Weir, T.A. 2004. Australian Water Bugs. Their Biology and Identification (Hemiptera-Heteroptera, Gerromorpha & Nepomorpha). Entomonographen Denmark : Apollo Books Vol. 14 344 pp.

Cheng, L. & Fernando, C.H. 1969. A taxonomic study of the Malayan Gerridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) with notes on their biology and distribution. Oriental Insects 3: 97-160 [100] (Malaysia)

Distant, W.L. 1903. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota (Heteroptera). London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 2(1) x 242 pp. [176] (description)

Hungerford, H.B. & Matsuda, R. 1959. Concerning the genus Limnogonus and a new subgenus (Heteroptera: Gerridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 32: 40-41 [40] (taxonomy)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1896. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome III. Hétéroptères Tingidae, Phymatidae, Aradidae, Hebridae, Hydrometridae, Henicocephalidae, Reduvidae, Saldidae, Apophilidae, Ceratocombidae, Cimicidae, Anthocoridae. Berlin : R. Friedländer & Fils 275 pp. [59] (catalogue)

Lundblad, O. 1933. Zur Kenntnis der aquatilen und semiaquatilen Hemipteren von Sumatra, Java und Bali auf Grund des Materials der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition, nebst Revision einiger anderer, indoaustralischer Arten. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 12: 1-195, 263-489 [374] (description)

Poisson, R. 1951. Ordre des Hétéroptères. (Heteroptera Latreille, 1810—Frontirostres Fallén, 1814). pp. 1657-1803 in Grassé, P.P. (ed.). Traité de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systématique, Biologie. Insectes supérieurs et Hémiptéroides. Paris : Masson & Cie Vol. 10. [1765] (list)

Poisson, R. 1965. Catalogue des insectes Hétéroptères Gerridae Leach, 1807, africano-malgaches. Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire A 27: 1466-1503 [1485] (Afrotropical Region)

Smith, C.L. 1988. Family Gerridae Leach, 1815. The water striders. pp. 140-151 in Henry, T.J. & Froeschner, R.C. (eds). Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. Leiden : E.J. Brill xix 958 pp. [145] (Nearctic Region)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
05-Dec-2012 05-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 15-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
20-Oct-2010 06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)