Microvelia mimula White, 1879

Moreira, F. F. F., Nessimian, J. L., Rúdio, J. A. & Salles, F. F., 2010, New species and new records of Veliidae from Espírito Santo State and adjacent Minas Gerais State, Brazil, with notes on nomenclature (Insecta: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha), Journal of Natural History 44 (45 - 46), pp. 2761-2801: 2791

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2010.512423

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/013287D9-FFEF-FF83-A817-FF777E40FC74

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Felipe

scientific name

Microvelia mimula White, 1879
status

 

Microvelia mimula White, 1879  

Microvelia mimula   is widely distributed on the neotropics, and has been collected in the Antilles, Venezuela, Panama, Brazil (AM, MT, MG, MS, RJ, SC), Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay ( White 1879; McKinstry 1937; Drake and Hussey 1951; Drake 1952; Drake and Plaumann 1953; Nieser and Melo 1997; Heckman 1998; Mazzucconi and Bachmann 2003; Ribeiro et al. forthcoming). The occurrence of the species in Espírito Santo State is reported here for the first time.

Examined material

Brazil: Minas Gerais – Caparaó, PARNA Caparaó, brejo, Macieira [20 ◦ 28 ′ 51.8 ′′ S, 41 ◦ 49 ′ 43.5 ′′ W, 1857 m asl], 25 March 2009, (F.F. Salles and J.A. Rúdio): 2 apterous males, 2 apterous females GoogleMaps   . Espírito Santo – Conceição da Barra , P. 11, poça na beira da estrada [18 ◦ 38 ′ 02.5 ′′ S, 39 ◦ 48 ′ 50.4 ′′ W], 1 May 2009, (F.F.F. Moreira): 3 macropterous males, 2 apterous males, 1 apterous female. Pinheiros, Reserva Biológica Córrego dos Veados GoogleMaps   , Rio Santo Antônio, Sede [18 ◦ 22 ′ 16.8 ′′ S, 40 ◦ 8 ′ 30.2 ′′ W 55 m asl], 10 February 2009, (F.F.F. Moreira): 2 macropterous males, 1 apterous male, 1 macropterous female. Sooretama, Reserva Biológica de Sooretama , Córrego Rodrigues [19 ◦ 1 ′ 36.6 ′′ S, 40 ◦ 13 ′ 39 ′′ W 44 m asl], armadilha de luz, 29 April 2009, (A.P.M. Santos, N. Ferreira-Jr. and F.F.F. Moreira): 1 macropterous male, 2 macropterous females. Pancas, Sítio na beira da estrada, brejo, ES-10 [−19.23781 ◦ / −40.80644 ◦, 99 m asl], 28 March 2009, (F.F.F. Moreira): 1 macropterous male GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Genus

Microvelia

Loc

Microvelia mimula White, 1879

Moreira, F. F. F., Nessimian, J. L., Rúdio, J. A. & Salles, F. F. 2010
2010
Loc

Microvelia mimula

White 1879
1879