Helicopsyche (Feropsyche) catoles Souza, Gomes & Calor,

Dumas, Leandro Lourenço & Nessimian, Jorge Luiz, 2019, New species of Helicopsyche von Siebold 1856 (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae) from Brazil, including the redescription of Helicopsyche (Feropsyche) planorboides Machado 1957, Zootaxa 4619 (2), pp. 231-250: 246-248

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4619.2.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E9CFFBFF-E437-4919-9E59-730E87875B62

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F556879F-E75E-FF83-0785-F8D129B04D38

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Plazi

scientific name

Helicopsyche (Feropsyche) catoles Souza, Gomes & Calor
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Helicopsyche (Feropsyche) catoles Souza, Gomes & Calor 

This species was previously recorded for Chapada da Diamantina, a large mountain range in Bahia state, northeastern Brazil. The area includes several vegetation types, like savanna, campo rupestre, forests and Caatinga biome, being one of the highest semiarid areas of Brazil. The type-locality of H. (F.) catoles  is a forest fragments at Chapada da Diamantina. Now , we record this species in high areas of the Atlantic Forest biome in Rio de Janeiro state  .

Material examined. BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro: Nova Friburgo, Macaé de Cima, afluente do Rio Macaé (ponte), 22°25’57.6” S, 42°32’24.3” W, 17.ii.2016, 1103 m, N Ferreira Jr. & RJP Silva leg., 6 males, 9 females ( DZRJ)GoogleMaps  ; Campos dos Goytacazes , Parque Estadual do Desengano , Itacolomi, afluente de 1ª ordem do Córrego da Malhada Branca , 21°50’13.1” S, 41°50’09.4” W, 24.x. 2016, 950 m, LL Dumas, JL Nessimian & JF Barbosa leg., 3 males, 4 females ( DZRJ)GoogleMaps 

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Distribution. Brazil (Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro).