Smicridea (Rhyacophylax) spinulosa Flint 1972

Alves, André Almeida, Santos, Allan Paulo Moreira & Nessimian, Jorge Luiz, 2018, A new species of Smicridea McLachlan 1871 (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from the Caatinga biome and new distributional records from Brazil, Zootaxa 4500 (3), pp. 388-396: 394

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Smicridea (Rhyacophylax) spinulosa Flint 1972


Smicridea (Rhyacophylax) spinulosa Flint 1972  

Material examined. BRAZIL: Rio Grande do Sul: Alto Alegre, Parque de Rodeios , 28°46’26”S, 52°59’26”W, 370 m a.s.l., 22–24.i.2016, C. Maldaner, N. V. Rodrigues & E. Maldaner leg., 36 males ( DZRJ) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. ARGENTINA ( Flint 1972), BRAZIL [Paraná, Santa Catarina, São Paulo ( Marinoni & Almeida 2000; Blahnik et al. 2004)]. This species is reported for the first time for Rio Grande do Sul state. In the checklist provided by Paprocki et al. (2004), this species is cited for Amazonas and Pará states, but the references provided did not include the occurrence of the species to these states. Therefore, we did not consider these two states within the distributional area of S. (R.) spinulosa   .


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