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Published: 2017-08-17

The rediscovery and redescription of Epigomphus pechumani Belle, 1970 (Odonata: Gomphidae), with a description of its female from the Western Colombian Andes

Instituto de Ecología A.C. Red de Biodiversidad y Sistemática. Carretera Antigua a Coatepec 351, El Haya, 91070 Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO. Grupo de Entomología Universidad de Antioquia (GEUA), Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia.
Instituto de Ecología A.C. Red de Biodiversidad y Sistemática. Carretera Antigua a Coatepec 351, El Haya, 91070 Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO.
Universidad de los Andes, Laboratorio de Zoología y Ecología Acuática LAZOEA. Cra 1 Nº18A- 12, Lab J307 Bogotá, COLOMBIA.
Odonata Anisoptera dragonfly description Tatamá Anchicayá

Abstract

Epigomphus pechumani Belle, 1970, was described based upon a single male specimen in poor condition, lacking specific locality in Colombia. Here the male is redescribed and the female is described and illustrated for the first time based on a total of 18 adults collected in Tatamá National Park, Risaralda Department, and Farallones de Cali National Park, Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia. A diagnosis, notes on its biology and a distributional map are presented. All material is deposited in the Entomological collection of Universidad de Antioquia.

 

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