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Taxonavigation: Corixoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Nepomorpha
Superfamilia: Corixoidea

Familia: Micronectidae
Subfamilia: Micronectinae
Genera: Austronecta – Micronecta – Monogobia – Papuanecta – Synaptonecta – Tenagobia




  • Nieser, N. & P.-P. Chen, 1999: Sixteen new species of Nepomorpha (Heteroptera) mainly from Sulawesi (Indonesia). Tijdschrift voor Entomology 142 (1): 77–123. Full article: [1].
  • Nieser, N. & P.-P. Chen 2006: Two new genera and a new subfamily of Micronectidae (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha) from Brazil. Denisia 19: 523–534.
  • Tinerella, P.P. 2008: Taxonomic revision and systematics of New Guinea and Oceania pygmy water boatman (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Corixoidea: Micronectidae). Zootaxa 1797: 1–66. Abstract & excerpt Reference page
  • Tinerella, P.P. 2013: Taxonomic revision and systematics of continental Australian pygmy water boatmen (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Corixoidea: Micronectidae). Zootaxa 3623(1): 1–121. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3623.1.1 Reference page

Vernacular names

English: Pygmy water boatman