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Published: 2021-04-27

Heteragrion gorbi sp. nov. (Odonata: Heteragrionidae) from southeastern Brazil

Graduate Program in Entomology, Department of Biology, University of São Paulo (USP), Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Lestes Lab, Department of Hydrobiology, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil.
Graduate Program in Entomology, Department of Biology, University of São Paulo (USP), Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Lestes Lab, Department of Hydrobiology, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil.
Odonata dragonfly damselfly taxonomy biodiversity Cerrado new species

Abstract

Heteragrion gorbi sp. nov. (Zygoptera: Heteragrionidae) is described and diagnosed based on six ♂♂ and one ♀. The specimens were collected in a stream in a Neotropical savannah fragment in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil. We present pictures of the holotype and the female. This is a species with blue coloration pattern, rare among its congeners.

 

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