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Aquatic Insects from the Caatinga: checklists and diversity assessments of Ubajara (Ceará State) and Sete Cidades (Piauí State) National Parks, Northeastern Brazil
Abstract Background Diversity and distribution of Neotropical aquatic insects is still poorly known, with many species to be recorded and many others to be described, due to the small number ofExpand
Two new species of Macrelmis Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Elmidae) and a new record of Macrelmis isis (Hinton) from Southeastern Brazil
Macrelmis is a genus distributed in the Palearctic, Nearctic and Neotropical regions. Currently there are 40 species, 20being recorded from Brazil but only two from Rio de Janeiro State. Herein twoExpand
Three new species of Cylloepus Erichson (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae) from Southeastern Brazil
The genus Cylloepus is found in the Nearctic and Neotropical Regions and currently represented by 52 species. Twenty species are recorded from Brazil, and three of them from Rio de Janeiro State.Expand
A new species of Iapir Py-Daniel, Fonseca & Barbosa (Coleoptera: Myxophaga: Torridincolidae) from Brazil with key to species of the genus.
The genus Iapir is known only from Brazil, currently with five species. This genus is characterized by the lack of a tooth on the hind margin of metatrochanter and a semi-lunar depression prolongedExpand
Two new species of Austrolimnius Carter & Zeck (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae) from Southeastern Brazil
The genus Austrolimnius Carter & Zeck has its greatest known diversity in Oceania, but its fauna in the Americas is poorlyknown. In this paper, two new species—Austrolimnius uncatus sp. nov. and A.Expand
Families Hydroscaphidae and Torridincolidae
Abstract Hydroscaphidae (skiff beetles) and Torridincolidae (torrent beetles) are two myxophagan beetles associated with aquatic environments, specially on hygropetric habitats and seepages.Expand
Five new species of Ytu Reichardt (Coleoptera: Myxophaga: Torridincolidae) and new records from Brazil.
The genus Ytu Reichardt is the most diverse within Torridincolidae, currently with 19 species. Five new species are described herein, four of them from various localities in the southeast of BrazilExpand
New species and new records of Xenelmis Hinton (Coleoptera: Elmidae) from Southeastern Brazil.
The genus Xenelmis is found in the Nearctic and Neotropical regions. Currently, seven out of thirteen species are registered from Brazil. Here, two new species of Xenelmis from Brazil are describedExpand