Corydalus affinis Burmeister, 1839

Andrade, Iury Cesar Pires De, Fernandes, André Silva & Krolow, Tiago Kütter, 2020, The Megaloptera (Insecta) of Tocantins State, Brazil, Zootaxa 4816 (1), pp. 144-148: 144-145

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Corydalus affinis Burmeister, 1839


Corydalus affinis Burmeister, 1839  

Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 A –E

Diagnosis, male. Head moderately pale yellowish brown, unpatterned, with subtle brown postocular band ( Fig. 2A, E View FIGURE 2 ). Mandibles elongate, dark reddish-brown ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 ). Antennae filiform, slender, dark brownish to black ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 ). Genitalia slightly sclerotized; tergite IX short and almost 2X wider posteriorly; tergite X and gonostyli IX long and slender, densely covered with hair and subequal in shape and length ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 C–D). Female. Morphologically similar to the male, except for the shorter mandibles ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 ) and genital characters. Mandibles dark reddish-brown, with three oblique, subequal pre-apical teeth ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 ).

Material examined. BRAZIL, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58ʹ44.4ʺ S, 50°02ʹ13.1ʺ W, 10- 12.xii.2015, leg. Krolow, T GoogleMaps   . K. & Equipe (4 ♀, 1♂ CEUFT); idem, 01- 02.xi.2016, Krolow, leg. T GoogleMaps   . K. & Equipe (1♀ CEUFT); Nova Rosalândia , 10°32’18.2” S, 48°59’28.2” W, 08.xi.2003, leg. Sousa, A.W. (1♀ CEUFT) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil: Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rio Grande do Sul, Roraima, São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Rondônia, Tocantins; Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela ( Ardila-Camacho & Contreras-Ramos 2018; Rafael & Câmara 2020).


Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics