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Curicta  Stål, 1861
Taxonomic Serial No.: 181194

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Helotenthes Berg, 1879
    Nepoidea Montandon, 1895
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
             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  
                                     InfraorderNepomorpha  – aquatic bugs, water bugs  
                                        SuperfamilyNepoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyNepidae Latreille, 1802 – water scorpions, waterscorpions  
                                              SubfamilyNepinae Latreille, 1802  
                                                 TribeCurictini Menke and Stange, 1964  
                                                    GenusCuricta Stål, 1861  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Curicta bilobata Kuitert, 1949  
                                                       Species Curicta bonaerensis (Berg, 1879)  
                                                       Species Curicta borellii Montandon, 1903  
                                                       Species Curicta carinata Kuitert, 1949  
                                                       Species Curicta decarloi Keffer, 1997  
                                                       Species Curicta grandis De Carlo, 1951  
                                                       Species Curicta granulosa De Carlo, 1951  
                                                       Species Curicta hungerfordi Kuitert, 1949  
                                                       Species Curicta intermedia (Martin, 1898)  
                                                       Species Curicta johnpolhemi Keffer, 2000  
                                                       Species Curicta lenti De Carlo, 1951  
                                                       Species Curicta longimanus De Carlo, 1951  
                                                       Species Curicta montei De Carlo, 1960  
                                                       Species Curicta pelleranoi De Carlo, 1951  
                                                       Species Curicta peruviana Kuitert, 1949  
                                                       Species Curicta pronotata Kuitert, 1949  
                                                       Species Curicta scorpio Stål, 1862  
                                                       Species Curicta tibialis (Martin, 1898)  
                                                       Species Curicta volxemi (Montandon, 1895)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Curicta   
  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: Curicta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Keffer, Steven L.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the New World waterscorpion genus Curicta Stål (Heteroptera: Nepidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the New York Entomological Society, vol. 104, no. 3-4   
  Page(s): 117-215   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0028-7199   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Curicta   

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