Notes are given concerning distribution and habitat for Ochterus barberi Schell, Hydrometra aemula Drake, Metrobates artus Anderson, Metrobates denticornis Champion, Rhagovelia becki Drake and Harris, Velia beameri Hungerford, Velia summersi Drake, Abedus (Abedus) breviceps Stal, Abedus (Deinostoma) herberti Hidalgo, Ambrysus buenoi Usinger, and Ambrysus thermarum La Rivers. The following synonymies are noted: Hydrometra aemula Drake 1956 = Hydrometra ciliate Mychajliw 1961, new synonymy; Gerris paludum Fabricius 1794 = Gerris uhleri Drake and Hottes 1925, new synonymy. The macropterous form of Velia beameri is described.
Polhemus, John T.
"Notes on aquatic and semiaquatic Hemiptera from the southwestern United States (Insecta: Hemiptera),"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 33
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol33/iss2/5