Advertisement

Topics

New species of Plectromacronema Ulmer 1906 (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from Brazil, with association of immature stages and aspects of its biology.

08:00 EDT 13th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "New species of Plectromacronema Ulmer 1906 (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from Brazil, with association of immature stages and aspects of its biology."

Plectromacronema Ulmer 1906 is a Neotropical genus recorded sparsely from South of Mexico to the North of Argentina. The genus is placed within the Macronematinae sub-family, members of which are relatively large among the Trichoptera and bears conspicuous wing ornamentations. There are only two species recorded for Brazil, Plectromacronema comptum Ulmer 1906 and Plectromacronema subfuscum (Banks 1920). Plectromacronema lisae Flint 1983 recorded for Mexico and Costa Rica is the only species in the genus with immature stages described. Immature stages species level identification is required for water quality biomonitoring and most of the Trichoptera taxonomy is based only on adult male genitalia. In this paper, we propose a new species, Plectromacronema solaris sp.nov., larva, pupa, and adult. Aspects of the life history of the new species are also discussed. This record also represents a new genus record for the state of Minas Gerais, extending the knowledge on the diversity, distribution, biogeography, and biology of this remarkable genus.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0197573

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [7376 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Three new species of the spider genus and the new genus from caves of the states of Pará and Minas Gerais, Brazil (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae).

Three new species of the genus from caves in the states of Pará and Minas Gerais, Brazil, are described. , from Minas Gerais, is the first record of the genus in the southeastern region of Brazil. ...

Morphology and Polytene Chromosomes of a New Species of Simulium (Trichodagmia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from the Espinhaço Mountains of Brazil.

The species richness of black flies in the Simulium (Trichodagmia) orbitale (Diptera: Simuliidae) species group is greatest in southern Brazil, where 9 of 19 species are found. A new species in the S....

A new Myleus species (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) from the Rio Tapajós basin, Brazil.

Myleus pachyodus, a new serrasalmid species, is described from the Rio Teles Pires and Rio Jamanxim, both tributaries of the Rio Tapajós in Mato Grosso and Pará states, Brazil. The new species diffe...

A new species of Discocyrtanus from Mato Grosso, Brazil (Opiliones: Gonyleptidae) with a key to the species of the genus.

Discocyrtanus canjinjim sp. n., belonging to the family Gonyleptidae Sundevall, 1833 is described based on nineteen specimens, eleven adult males and eight adult females, collected in the Vila Bela da...

Information and Innovation, edited by Jean P. Shipman and Barbara A. Ulmer

Clinical Trials [489 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Safety and Efficacy of Azithromycin to Treat Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

The adequate treatment of the American tegumentary leishmaniasis is crucial since the disease, differently from the caused by the Old World species, is painful and not self-healing and may...

Effects of Genetic Variations in the Response to Brazil Nut Supplementation

This study investigates the effect of genetic variations after supplementation with Brazil nuts in healthy Brazilians. Briefly, all the participants will consume one nut a day for 2 months...

Novel Cross-Species Neurophysiological Assays of Reward and Cognitive Domains

The overarching goal of this multi-disciplinary research program is to develop and optimize new cross-species translational assessments of reward and cognition that will not only be assess...

Validation of RealAmp Method for the Diagnosis of Malaria in Endemic Areas of Brazil

Worldwide, approximately 2 billion people live in areas at risk for malaria with morbidity surpassing 250 million cases, with approximately 800,000 deaths, per year. Of the four species of...

Description of the Pathogenicity and Incriminated Modes of Contamination of Neonatal Bacillus Species Sepsis.

Bacillus species are ubiquitous gram-positive spore-forming organisms. They rarely cause disease in the immunocompetent and are more frequently isolated as a culture contaminant. However, ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A genus of the subfamily CALLITRICHINAE occurring in forests of Brazil and Bolivia and containing seventeen species.

A country in central South America, located southwest of Brazil.

A plant genus of the family Lecythidaceae which is the source of edible Brazil nuts.

A country in southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, located between Argentina and Brazil.

A genus of short-tailed OPOSSUMS in the family Didelphidae found in South American, chiefly Brazil. They are opossums least well-adapted to arboreal life.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article