Neogerris magnus (Kuitert, 1942)

Lima Franco, Cleilton, Mourão dos Santos Rodrigues, Juliana, Silva de Azevêdo, Carlos Augusto & Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo, 2021, Gerromorpha (Insecta, Hemiptera, Heteroptera) from eastern Maranhão state, northeastern Brazil, Check List 17 (2), pp. 551-568 : 558

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.551

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A387F4-FFA1-455D-FF75-FF3FFE21BA7F

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Neogerris magnus (Kuitert, 1942)
status

 

Neogerris magnus (Kuitert, 1942)

Figure 6G–I

New records. BRAZIL • 4 ♂, 2 ♀; Maranhão, São João do Soter, Fonte Mariana stream; −05.12666, −043.84111; 23 Dec. 2019; C.L. Franco et al. leg.; LEAq 00244, 00247, 00254 GoogleMaps 4 ♂, 1 ♀; Maranhão, Caxias, Jatobá stream; −04.90972, −043.11666; 28 Aug. 2019; C.L. Franco et al. leg.; LEAq 00243 GoogleMaps .

Identification. Specimens of N. magnus are the largest of the genus in the Americas and can be readily identified based on the body length of at least 7.50 mm in the apterous form ( Fig. 6G) and 8.25 mm in the macropterous form ( Nieser 1994).

Distribution in Brazil. AP, AM, PA, MA*, MT.

Tribe Tachygerrini

Tachygerris Drake, 1957

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Gerridae

Genus

Neogerris