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Taxonomy: A new species of Tricorythodes Ulmer (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae) from Northern Brazil

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 May 2009

Lucimar Gomes Dias*
Affiliation:
Museu de Entomologia, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Paulo Vilela Cruz
Affiliation:
Programa de Pós-graduação em Entomologia, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, AM, Brazil
Paulo Sérgio Fiuza Ferreira
Affiliation:
Museu de Entomologia, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Abstract

A new species of Tricorythodes Ulmer (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae) is described based on nymphs from the Northern Region of Brazil. Tricorythodes rondoniensis sp. n. can be distinguished from other species in the genus by the following characters: wide femora, nearly circular, with the margins covered with very long setae; tarsal claws with 5–6 marginal denticles; terga III–VII with an acute median tubercle; operculate gill ovoid and abdominal colour pattern.

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© EDP Sciences, 2009

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