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

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Cuadernos de Herpetología 27 (1): 63-63, 2013 noeliagobel@gmail.com

Abstract

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.

Key words:

Pseudis; Lethocerus; Predation; Uruguay

Received: Aug. 14, 2012 ▪ Revised: Sep. 17, 2012 ▪ Accepted: Oct. 04, 2012

Associate Editor: M. Vaira
Gobel, N.; Cortizas, S.; Mautone, J.M.; Borteiro, C. & Laufer, G. 2013. Predation of Pseudis minuta Günther 1858, by Lethocerus annulipes (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae). Cuadernos de Herpetología 27: 63-63.