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Predation of Pseudis minuta Günther 1858, by Lethocerus annulipes (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae)

Author(s): Gobel, Noelia | Cortizas, Sofía | Mautone, José María | Borteiro, Claudio | Laufer, Gabriel

Journal: Cuadernos de Herpetología
ISSN 0326-551X

Volume: 27;
Issue: 1;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Pseudis | Lethocerus | Predation | Uruguay

The aim of the present work is to communicate a case of predation on an adult specimen of Pseudis minuta (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) by an aquatic water bug of the genus Lethocerus (Insecta: Heteroptera: Belostomatidae). Observations were made on May 27, 2012, 12: 40 am, at Aceguá, Departamento de Cerro Largo, in NE Uruguay.
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