Dicromantispa moulti (Navás, 1909)

Alvim, Breno Ganns Chaves, Machado, Renato Jose Pires & Krolow, Tiago Kütter, 2019, Mantidflies (Neuroptera, Mantispidae) from Tocantins state (Brazil): distribution and identification key, Check List 15 (2), pp. 275-285: 279

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.2.275

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scientific name

Dicromantispa moulti (Navás, 1909)
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Dicromantispa moulti (Navás, 1909) 

Diagnosis. This species has the body mostly light-brown, pronotum longer than broad with setae present only on the anterior and posterior ends, wings mostly hyaline with small brown marks at the basal region, foreleg with 2 pretarsal claws and foreleg midtarsomere shorter than the other tarsomeres combined.

Examined material. Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 13–18.v.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (1♂ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  ; Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 7–10.iii.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (2♂ 3♀ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  ; Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050° 0 2'13.1" W, 30.iii.2017, Alvim, B.C.G. leg. (1♀ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Colombia, French Guiana and Brazil: Amazonas, Espírito Santo, and São Paulo ( Machado and Martins 2018).

New records. Tocantins: Pium municipality.

Comments. Some specimens collected here (12–15 mm) are smaller than the average size (14–19 mm) of this species as presented in the literature ( Penny 1982, Penny and Costa 1983). It might be related to a possible regional variation or food availability during larval stage ( Redborg 1998).