Xiphocentron (Antillotrichia) acqualume Rocha, Dumas & Nessimian 2017,

Vilarino, Albane & Bispo, Pitágoras C., 2020, New records and two new species of Xiphocentron Brauer 1870 (Trichoptera Xiphocentronidae) from southern Atlantic Forest, Brazil, Zootaxa 4851 (2), pp. 386-400: 393

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Xiphocentron (Antillotrichia) acqualume Rocha, Dumas & Nessimian 2017


Xiphocentron (Antillotrichia) acqualume Rocha, Dumas & Nessimian 2017 

Material examined. BRAZIL— Goiás: 2 ♂♂ ( DZRJ) Alto Paraíso: PARNA  Chapada dos Veadeiros, Córrego Rodoviarinha; 14º09′35.4″S, 47º49′33.4″W; 901 m; 25–28.iii.2013; Malaise trap; APM Santos , DM Takiya leg.GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Brazil (Minas Gerais and Goiás [new record] states) ( Fig. 39View FIGURE 39).

Remarks. Xiphocentron acqualume  has an inferior appendage length and the inferior appendage spines similar to the Caribbean species X. prolixum  . However, X. acqualume  has no mesal sclerite, differing in this character from X. prolixum  and its similar species X. kamakan  . The species occurs in the Paraná and Tocantins Basins, with records from the Cerrado of Minas Gerais and Goiás ( Fig. 39View FIGURE 39).


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