TITLE

Water Bug

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Water Bug, an insect that lives in or on lakes, ponds, streams, or the ocean. Water bugs have piercing mouthparts through which they suck the body juices of fish, frogs, tadpoles, salamanders, and insects. Some species of water bugs can inflict painful wounds on human beings. A few species feed on plants. Water bugs fly chiefly at night and are attracted by lights.
ACCESSION #
37310268

 

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