Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834,

Rodrigues, Juliana Mourão Dos Santos, Nery, Leticia, Rodrigues, Higor D. D. & Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo, 2021, Survey of the semiaquatic bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha) from Alagoas and Sergipe, Northeast Brazil, Zootaxa 4958 (1), pp. 103-159: 134-137

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4958.1.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:16498A96-010A-4940-A07B-B84E372FB9D7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4693328

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1804A551-7D29-FFBE-3A8F-FA60FEC4265A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834
status

 

Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834 

( Figs 87View FIGURES 83–87, 90View FIGURE 90)

Geographical distribution: Anguilla ( De Kort-Gommers & Nieser 1969), Argentina ( Drake & Plaumann 1955), Aruba ( Cobben 1960), Bahamas ( Harvard University 2010), Barbados ( Torre-Bueno 1923), Bonaire ( Cobben 1960), Brazil ( Kirby 1890), Canada ( Drake & Harris 1928), Cayman Islands ( Hungerford 1940), Colombia ( Drake & Plaumann 1953), Costa Rica ( Pacheco-Chaves et al. 2014), Cuba ( Guérin-Méneville 1857), Curaçao ( Cobben 1960), Dominican Republic ( Drake & Maldonado-Capriles 1956), Ecuador ( Campos 1925), French Guiana ( Motta et al. 2018), Grenada ( Uhler 1894a), Guadeloupe ( De Kort-Gommers & Nieser 1969), Guatemala ( California Academy of Sciences 2010), Jamaica ( Van Duzee 1907), Klein Bonaire ( Cobben 1960), Klein Curaçao ( Cobben 1960), Martinique ( De Kort-Gommers & Nieser 1969), Mexico ( Uhler 1894b), Panama ( Frick 1949), Peru ( Drake & Plaumann 1955), Puerto Rico ( Gundlach 1894), Saba ( Cobben 1960), Saint Kitts & Nevis ( De Kort-Gommers & Nieser 1969), Saint Martin ( Cobben 1960), Saint Vincent & the Grenadines ( Uhler 1894a), Trinidad & Tobago ( Uhler 1894a), United States of America ( Uhler 1886), United States Virgin Islands ( Barber 1939), Venezuela ( Drake & Maldonado-Capriles 1952).

Distribution in Brazil: AL ( Moreira & Campos 2012), AM ( Pereira & Melo 2007; Moreira et al. 2011d; Cordeiro & Moreira 2015), BA ( Moreira & Campos 2012), ES ( Nieser & Melo 1997; Moreira et al. 2010), MA ( Moreira & Campos 2012), MG ( Nieser & Melo 1997; Melo & Nieser 2004; Pelli et al. 2006; Souza et al. 2006; Moreira & Barbosa 2012), MS ( Drake & Plaumann 1953; Floriano et al. 2013), PA ( Moreira et al. 2011d; Moreira & Campos 2012; Cordeiro & Moreira 2015), PE (Fernando de Noronha Island; Kirby 1890), PI ( Cordeiro & Moreira 2015), RJ ( Ribeiro et al. 2010; Moreira et al. 2012), SC ( Drake & Plaumann 1955), SE*, SP (Moreira & Barbosa 2011).

Material examined: BRAZIL • Alagoas • 16 males, 20 females; Arapiraca ; -9.777500, -36.697222; alt. 252 m; 20 Sep. 2017; L-0008; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 1 female; Atalaia, Riacho Brejão, Rio Paraíba; -9.499444, -36.027444; 23 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 18 males, 14 females; Canapi, Rio Canapi ; -9.104000, -37.606583; alt. 329 m; 24 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 5 males, 22 females; Campo Grande ; -9.978889, -36.808333; alt. 108 m; 20 Sep. 2017; L-0010; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 5 males, 7 females; Campo Grande , rio; -9.955930, -36.837280; 07 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 15 males, 25 females, 6 nymphs; Coité do Nóia, Estrada AL-110, Rio Coruripe ; -9.698720, -36.584450; 06 Jul.2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 4 males, 16 females; Estrela de Alagoas, Lagoa da Pedra, Rodovia BR-316, Rio Traipu ; -9.390030, -36.825710; 06 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 19 males, 20 females; Feliz Deserto ; -10.325200, -36.350600; 02 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 4 males, 4 females; Igaci, Rodovia BR-316, Rio Lunga ; -9.531060, -36.533150; 06 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 21 males, 15 females; Igaci, Rio Lunga ; -9.532083, -36.532472; alt. 235 m; 23 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 13 males, 4 females, 1 nymph; Jequiá da Praia , REMLJ; -10.004130, -36.025590; 30 Apr. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.;GoogleMaps  4 males, 1 female; same data, except: Mutuca ; -9.944630, -36.084560; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 3 females; Maragogi, APACC; -9.024940, -35.234510; 29 Apr. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 5 males, 2 nymphs; same data, except: -8.922000, -35.179470; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 13 males, 20 females; Maravilha , BR-316, açude; -9.233972, -37.451194; alt. 294 m; 24 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 5 males, 5 females; Maribondo, Flexeiras , açude; -9.507390, -36.234040; alt. 122 m; 23 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 13 males, 18 females; same data, except: poça; -9.507390, -36.234040; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 8 females; Minador do Negrão , açude; -9.367944, -36.842500; 23 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 3 males; Murici ; -9.276944, -35.959722; alt. 124 m; 25 Sep. 2017; L-0013; H. Rodrigues & K. Paresque col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 1 female; Murici , EEM; -9.222430, -35.870060; 28 Apr.2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male; same data, except: -9.227060, -35.871980; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male, 3 females; Penedo ; -10.252778, -36.546667; alt. 40 m; 17 Sep. 2017; L-0004; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 4 females; Penedo ; -10.239167, -36.542778; alt. 60m; 17 Sep. 2017; L-0005; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 3 females; Penedo , jusante da represa; -10.294167, -36.510833; alt. 10 m; 16 Sep. 2017; L-0002; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 3 females; Piaçabuçu, APAP; -10.335850, -36.332680; 02 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male; Poço das Trincheiras, Rio Ipanema ; -9.283250, -37.272611; alt. 292 m; 24 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 9 males, 5 females; Quebrangulo, RBPT, brejo; -9.260810, -36.415670; 04 Jul.2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 11 males, 11 females; Roteiro, Balneário ; -9.842778, -35.981111; alt. 13 m; 18 Sep. 2017; L-0006; H. Rodrigues col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  .• 8 males, 12 females; Taquarana, Coité do Noá , queda d´água; -9.672300, -36.498710; 06 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 7 females; Viçosa, Fazenda Baixa Funda ; -9.324022, -36.282647; alt. 284 m; 14 Sep. 2017; L-0001; H. Rodrigues & K. Paresque col.; MZUSPGoogleMaps  . • Alagoas and Sergipe • 13 males, 11 females; entre Piranhas (Centro Histórico–Entremontes) e Canindé de São Francisco–Poço Redondo ; entre -9.627278, -37.750528 e -9.673083, -37.661083; 23 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • Sergipe • 12 males, 19 females; Areia Branca, PNSI  , Riacho Negro ; -10.747540, -37.340150; 08 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 9 males, 6 females; Canhoba , açude; -10.128680, -36.969800; 07 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 9 males, 7 females; Canindé de São Francisco, Povoado Curituba, afluente do Rio Curituba com área represada; -9.644250, -37.918500; alt. 190 m; 26 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 5 females; same data, except: açude cheio de pistia; -9.716194, -37.944056; alt. 277 m; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 5 females, 7 nymphs; Estância, Rio Jacaré ; -11.195790, -37.532480; 04 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male, 1 female, 10 nymphs; Estância , Lagoa dos Tambaquis; -11.311990, -37.303170; 05 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 4 females, 1 nymph; same data, except: complexo de dunas da Praia do Saco; -11.419020, -37.322310; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 84 males, 105 females, 177 nymphs; Japaratuba, Estrada BR 101, poça; -10.547560, -36.969750; 03 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 2 females; same data, except: riacho; -10.547560, -36.969750; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male; Japoatã, Estrada SE-335; -10.367910, -36.807400; 03 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male, 9 females; Nossa Senhora da Glória , Rio  Sergipe; -10.290280, -37.409190; 07 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 6 males, 10 females; Nossa Senhora da Glória, Riacho Moitete ; -10.138028, -37.531583; alt. 202 m; 26 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 male, 1 female; Pirambu, RBSI, Lagoa Redonda ; -10.665000, -36.773110; 01 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 3 females; same data, except: -10.652600, -36.789270; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 12 males, 6 females; Poço Redondo, Rio Jacaré ; -9.807778, -37.685917; alt. 179 m; 27 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 3 males, 5 females; Porto da Folha, Rio Campos Novos (quase seco); -9.904861, -37.387972; alt. 155 m; 27 May 2019; J.M.S. Rodrigues, W. Sousa & F.F.F. Moreira col.; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 1 female; same data, except: açude; -9.971333, -37.590667; alt. 278 m; CEIOCGoogleMaps  . • 2 males, 6 females, 1 nymph; Riachão do Dantas, Estrada SE-170, poça em frente à entrada de estrada de terra para os Povoados Carnaíba e Olhos D´água; 09 Jul. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & J.F. Barbosa col.; CEIOC  .

Notes: Moreira & Campos (2012) published the first record of M. pulchella  from Alagoas, in Delmiro Gouveia municipality. This work expands the records for 21 more municipalities in the same state: Arapiraca, Atalaia, Canapi, Campo Grande, Coité do Nóia, Estrela de Alagoas, Feliz Deserto, Igaci, Jequiá da Praia, Maragogi, Maravilha, Maribondo, Minador do Negrão, Murici, Penedo, Piaçabuçu, Poço das Trincheiras, Quebrangulo, Roteiro, Taquarana, and Viçosa.

MZUSP

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Genus

Microvelia