Desired taxa

NC insects of the week

Hemiptera: Hebridae: Hebrus concinnus Uhler, 1894 Thinking about that spongillafly last week reminded me of other interesting and somewhat rare species I’ve come across, so this week I cover another uncommon insect I collected during my tenure as a masters student: the velvet water bug, Hebrus concinnus. Actually, I don’t know if the individuals I collected were this species, but they were definitely Hebrus. I found them crawling across the surface of a pool at the bottom of a waterfall…

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