semiaquatic


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semiaquatic

(sĕm′ē-ə-kwŏt′ĭk, -kwăt′-, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
1. Living or able to live both on land and in the water: semiaquatic rodents.
2. Growing in saturated soil: a semiaquatic fern.
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According to Weirauch and Schuh (2011: 492) "Gerromorpha, or semiaquatic bugs, have achieved model status in Heteroptera systematics thanks to the early (from 1980's onward) and rigorous efforts of Nils Moller Andersen."
Bullfrogs are semiaquatic, and they are usually observed at the margins of permanent ponds or rivers.
Like most semiaquatic bugs, all Limnoporus species have five larval instars, which can be considered as homologous ontogenetic stages (Andersen 1982).
Andrew Rutter, wildlife biologist with the Lake County Forest Preserve District, discusses the successful reintroduction of the semiaquatic mammals that has led to a rebound in their population throughout Illinois as well as the district's monitoring program to document the diversity and abundance of wildlife in Lake County.
Endoparasites infecting the semiaquatic coral snake Micrurussurinamensis (Squamata: Elapidae) in the southern Amazonian region, Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
Pages 76-86 in The semiaquatic and aquatic hemiptera of California (Heteroptera: Hemiptera) (A.
Andersen, "The semiaquatic bugs (Hemipter, Gerromorpha), Phylogeny, Adaptations, Biogeography and Classification," Entomonograph, vol.
Distributional notes on aquatic and semiaquatic Heteroptera of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.
Quantitative data on the feeding impact and the amount consumed by semiaquatic grasshoppers in their natural habitat are practically non-existent.