Stenochironomus gladius Borkent, 1984, Borkent, 1984

Reis, Emiliano De Angelis, Filho, Arlindo Serpa & Ferreira-Keppler, Ruth L., 2013, Two new species and records of Stenochironomus Kieffer from Brazilian Amazon region, with description of immature stages (Diptera: Chironomidae), Zootaxa 3710 (5), pp. 449-466: 464

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Stenochironomus gladius Borkent, 1984
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Stenochironomus gladius Borkent, 1984  

Stenochironomus gladius Borkent, 1984: 108   ; Spies & Reiss 1996: 73.

Material examined. BRAZIL, Amazonas State, Manaus, São Gabriel da Cachoeira, saída da BR 307, Km 12, Igarapé das pilhas mark # 9, 00º 36 ’ 36,8 ”S, 67 º 01’ 37,7 ’’W, 23–30.VIII. 11, collected in a submerged leaf, 1 male with pupal and larval exuviae, leg. E.D. De-Angelis-Reis (INPA, slide-mounted in Euparal); Manaus, Sítio do Raul, Bairro Tarumã, 03º 01’22,0”S, 60 º 04’47,0’’W, 14.VII. 11, 1 male with pupal and larval exuviae, leg. E.D. De-Angelis-Reis; Presidente Figueiredo, AM 240, Km 20, Balneário Sossego da pantera, igarapé da onça, 02° 00' 52 "S, 60 ° 01' 43 "W, 25–30.IX. 10, 1 male with pupal exuviae, leg. E.D. De-Angelis-Reis; Presidente Figueiredo, AM 240, Igarapé do Chico, 02° 04' 30,1 "S, 59 ° 51 ' 20,6 "W, 25–30.IX. 10, 1 male with larval exuviae leg. E.D. De- Angelis-Reis.

Remarks. The immatures of Stenochironomus gladius   were obtained from submerged mined leaves on gravel or rocky bottom streams areas of permanent water flow. This species was only known to Costa Rica. Herein we record it for the first time in Brazil, in Amazonas and Roraima States.

Stenochironomus nudipupa Borkent, 1984  

Stenochironomus nudipupa Borkent, 1984: 117   ; Spies & Reiss 1996: 73

Material examined. BRAZIL, Roraima state, Amajari, Estação Ecológica de Maracá mark # 1, 03 º 22 ’ 11,6 ’’N, 61 º 26 ’ 30,1 ’’W, 13–20.IX. 11, collected in submerged leaves, 2 males with pupal and larval exuviae, leg. E.D. De- Angelis-Reis (INPA, slide-mounted in Euparal); BRAZIL, Amazonas state, Manaus, bairro Tarumã, Sítio do Raul, 03º 01’22,0”S, 60 º 04’47,0’’W, 14.VII. 11, 2 males with pupal and larval exuviae, leg. E.D. De-Angelis-Reis; Manaus, bairro Jorge Teixeira, Sítio três irmãos, 03º 00’ 22,5 ”S, 59 º 54 ’57,0’’W, 14.VII. 11, 2 males with pupal and larval exuviae, leg. E.D. De-Angelis-Reis.

Remarks. The immatures of Stenochironomus nudipupa   were obtained from submerged mined leaves in small streams with poor water flow. The adults were obtained through laboratory rearing. This species was, so far, only known from Costa Rica, Ecuador and Venezuela. In this paper we recorded this species for the first time in Brazil, in the Amazonas and Roraima States.