Anacroneuria cruza Stark, 1995

Menezes, Emely Trajano De, Boldrini, Rafael & Novaes, Marcos Carneiro, 2020, New species of the genus Macrogynoplax and new records of Anacroneuria (Plecoptera: Perlidae) from Roraima State, Brazil, Zootaxa 4722 (5), pp. 463-471: 466

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Anacroneuria cruza Stark, 1995


Anacroneuria cruza Stark, 1995  

Stark 1995: 232; Stark 1999: 74; Stark & Zúñiga 2014: 72; Derka & Figueroa 2016: 346.

Material examined. BRA, RR, Pacaraima, Igarapé Samã, 04°28’30.08’’N / 61°09’44.04’’W, 10.x.2015, Pennsylvania trap, 1 female, R. Boldrini. ( UFRR). BRA, RR, Pacaraima , 3º Pelotão Especial de Fronteira—PEF, Pista de Pouso, 04º49’37.83’’N / 61º10’04.81’’W,, light trap, 1 male, R GoogleMaps   . Boldrini, P. C. S. Barroso & W. S. Zeferino ( UFRR)   .

Measurements data. Female forewing length: 12.7–13.0 mm, n= 1; male forewing length: 8.5–9.0 mm, n= 1.

Remarks. The specimens listed above have a head pattern and penis shape similar to those presented by Derka & Figueroa (2016). The single male listed above has a yellow head with a brown patch around the ocellus and a small spot on the clypeus, whereas the female lacks the clypeal spot. In the male, the wing venation is darker than the wing membrane. In the single female listed above, the wing venation is darker and the wing membrane more hyaline. Anacroneuria cruza   was previously known from Venezuela ( Derka & Figueroa 2016) and our Roraima State specimens are a new country record for Brazil.


Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile