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Published: 2020-01-07
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A new species of Macrelmis Motschulsky, 1859 (Coleoptera: Elmidae) and new records of Elmidae from Roraima State, northern Brazil

Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR), Campus Paricarana, Centro de Estudos da Biodiversidade (CBio), Laboratório de Entomologia, CEP 69310-000, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil
Universidade Federal do Tocantins (UFT), Campus de Porto Nacional, Coordenação de Laboratórios de Ciências Biológicas, Laboratório de Entomologia Caixa Postal 136, CEP 77500-000, Porto Nacional, TO, Brazil Programa de Pós-Graduação, Rede de Biodiversidade e Biotecnologia da Amazônia Legal, CEP 69310-000, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil
Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR), Campus Paricarana, Centro de Estudos da Biodiversidade (CBio), Laboratório de Entomologia, CEP 69310-000, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil
Coleoptera aquatic insects rifle beetles South America entomology taxonomy


A new species of Macrelmis Motschulsky, 1859 (Macrelmis rodrigoi sp. nov.) is described and illustrated based on specimens found in mountainous areas of the northern Roraima State, Brazil. Pagelmis amazonica Spangler, 1981, Potamophilops bostrychophallus Maier, 2013 and Stegoelmis geayi Spangler, 1990 are recorded in Brazil for the first time and new records for Gyrelmis obesa Hinton, 1940, Macrelmis thorpei Hinton, 1945 and Neolimnius palpalis Hinton, 1939 are presented.


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