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Published: 2022-02-17
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Hagenulopsis Ulmer (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae): re-description, morphological notes and a new species from South America, Brazil

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras, Ribeirão Preto, PPG Entomologia, Ribeirão Preto, Av. dos Bandeirantes, 3900, CEP 14040-91, SP, Brazil.
Universidade Estadual do Piauí, Campus Heróis do Jenipapo, Laboratório de Zoologia, Campo Maior, PI, Brazil.
Universidade Estadual do Piauí, Campus Heróis do Jenipapo, Laboratório de Zoologia, Campo Maior, PI, Brazil.
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Laboratório de Organismos Aquáticos, Ilhéus, BA, Brazil.
Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Programa de Pós-graduação em Biologia Animal, Vitória, ES, Brazil.
Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Departamento de Entomologia, Museu de Entomologia, Viçosa, MG, Brazil.
Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Departamento de Entomologia, Museu de Entomologia, Viçosa, MG, Brazil.
Ephemeroptera Hagenulinae Hagenulina diversity taxonomy Neotropical


Hagenulopsis diptera Ulmer, type species of the genus Hagenulopsis, was originally described based on imagos from Santa Catarina State, Southern Brazil. Misconceptions of H. diptera circumscription led to erroneous attribution of material from Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo, Southeastern Brazil, to H. diptera. Despite the increase in the number of species attributed to Hagenulopsis, little attention has been given to the type species. After comparative examination of photographs of the holotype and fresh material of H. diptera from Southeastern Brazil, we conclude that many specimens previously assigned to H. diptera represent a new species. Thus, we redescribe H. diptera and describe a new species Hagenulopsis perere sp. nov. based on eggs, nymphs and imagos. Diagnostic features of Hagenulopsis perere sp. nov. include cross veins between C and RP1 strongly clouded with brown and outer surface of mid femur with a brown spot at midlength. Finally, comments and new records are presented for Hagenulopsis minuta Spieth.



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