Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 45, Number 2, 2009
|Page(s)||127 - 129|
|Published online||27 May 2009|
Taxonomy: A new species of Tricorythodes Ulmer (Ephemeroptera: Leptohyphidae) from Northern Brazil
Museu de Entomologia, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 Programa de Pós-graduação em Entomologia, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, AM, Brazil
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 15 January 2009
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.
Key words: Ephemeroptera / Pannota / Tricorythodes / new species / South America
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