Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834

Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo & Barbosa, Julianna Freires, 2012, Two new species of Paravelia Breddin, 1898 and distributional notes concerning the Veliidae from Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha), Zootaxa 3354 (1), pp. 58-68: 64

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3354.1.2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9E4087A9-3C6C-FFF3-8AD0-B389FE9EFB69

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scientific name

Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834
status

 

Microvelia pulchella Westwood, 1834  

This is one of the most common species of Microvelia   in stagnant waters, found from Canada to Argentina. There are previous records from Minas Gerais State ( Nieser & Melo 1997; Melo & Nieser 2004), to which we add the following material from Viçosa and Carmo do Rio Claro municipalities.

Examined material. BRAZIL: Minas Gerais – Viçosa, Reserva de Sedimentação Agronomia UFV, 24. V   .1993: 1 apterous male, 1 apterous female ( DZRJ). Viçosa, IV.1945, (J. C. M. Carvalho): 1 macropterous male ( MNRJ). Carmo do Rio Claro , 1948, (J. C. M. Carvalho): 1 macropterous male, 2 apterous females, 1 macropterous female ( MNRJ)   .

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Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Genus

Microvelia