Cedar Creek
Ecosystem Science Reserve


Insects of Cedar Creek

Order HEMIPTERA

Family VELIIDAE

(Riffle Bugs)

(Table of Species)

At least three species of Microvelia occur at CCESR.  I have collected Microvelia hinei at light, and Don Bennett has also collected Microvelia buenoi and Microvelia pulchella.  35 species of Riffle Bugs occur in North America.

The genus Rhagovelia also occurs in Minnesota, but has not been collected at Cedar Creek.


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