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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Nepomorpha
Superfamilia: Naucoroidea
Familiae (1): Naucoridae

Vernacular names
日本語: コバンムシ上科

Naucoridae is a small family of insects commonly known as the creeping water bugs and saucer bugs. They are similar in appearance and behavior to Belostomatidae (giant water bugs), but considerably smaller, at 0.5–2 cm (0.2–0.8 in) long. Naucoridae are found around the world, but the greatest diversity is in tropical regions. They inhabit a wide range of freshwater habitats, ranging from still waters like ponds, to flowing rivers and even torrential streams. There are about 400 species in 40 genera in 5 subfamilies.[1][2]

They were formerly united in a superfamily Naucoroidea with the Aphelocheiridae and Potamocoridae, but these are now in their own superfamily (Aphelocheiroidea) and the Naucoroidea are monotypic.

These 60 genera belong to the family Naucoridae:

Aidium Popov, 1968 i g
Ambrysus Stål, 1861 i c g b
Aneurocoris Montandon, 1897 i g
Angaronecta Popov, 1971 i g
Aphlebocoris Handlirsch, 1908 i g
Apopnus Handlirsch, 1921 g
Aptinocoris Montandon, 1897 i g
Asthenocoris Usinger, 1938 i g
Carvalhoiella De Carlo, 1963 i g
Cataractocoris Usinger, 1941 i g
Cavocoris La Rivers, 1971 i g
Cheirochela Hope, 1841 i g
Coptocatus Montandon, 1909 i g
Cratocora Martins-Neto in López Ruf et al., 2005 i g
Cratopelocoris López Ruf and Perez Goodwyn in López Ruf et al., 2005 i g
Cryphocricos Signoret, 1850 i c g b
Ctenipocoris Montandon, 1897 i g
Decarloa La Rivers, 1969 i g
Diaphorocoris Montandon, 1897 i g
Exilcrus Zhang, Yao, Ren and Zhao, 2011 i g
Gestroiella Montandon, 1897 i g
Halmaheria Zettel, 2007 i g
Heleocoris Stål, 1876 i g
Heleonaucoris Popov, 1971 i g
Hygropetrocoris Sites, 2015 i g
Idiocarus Montandon, 1897 i g
Ijanecta Popov, 1971 g
Ilyocoris Stål, 1861 i
Interocoris La Rivers, 1974 i g
Irkutonecta Popov, 1985 i g
Laccocoris Stål, 1856 i g
Liadonaucoris Popov, 1971 i g
Limnocoris Stål, 1860 i c g b
Macrocoris Signoret, 1861 i g
Miroculus Zhang, Yao, Ren and Zhao, 2011 i g
Mongonecta Popov, 1996 i g
Namtokocoris Sites in Sites and Vitheepradit, 2007 i g
Nanonaucoris Zettel, 2001 i g
Naucoris Fabricius, 1775 i g
Nectodes Popov, 1968 i g
Nectonaucoris Popov, 1968 i g
Neomacrocoris Montandon, 1913 i g
Nepidium Westwood, 1854 i g
Nesocricos La Rivers, 1971 i g
Palaeoheteroptera Handlirsch, 1908 i g
Pelocoris Stål, 1876 i c g b
Philippinocoris D. Polhemus and J. Polhemus, 1987 i g
Picrops La Rivers, 1952 g
Placomerus La Rivers, 1956 i g
Pogonocaudina Sites and Zettel in Sites et al., 2011 i g
Procryphocricos J. Polhemus, 1991 i g
Sagocoris Montandon, 1911 i g
Saucrolus Marchesini Santos, 1971 g
Sphaerodemopsis Handlirsch, 1908 i g
Stalocoris La Rivers, 1969 i g
Tanycricos La Rivers, 1971 i g
Temnocoris Montandon, 1897 i g
Thurselinus Distant, 1904 i g
Usingerina c g
Warisia La Rivers, 1971 i g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[3] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[6]

Randall T. Schuh, James Alexander Slater (1995). True bugs of the world (Hemiptera:Heteroptera): classification and natural history, pp. 124-126. Cornell University Press. ISBN 0-8014-2066-0
N. Nieser; M. Lopez Ruf (2001). "A review of Limnocoris Stål (Heteroptera: Naucoridae) in Southern South America East of the Andes". Tidschrift voor Entomologie. 144: 261–328.
"Naucoridae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
"Browse Naucoridae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
"Naucoridae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
"Naucoridae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-04-20.

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