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Systematics of Oukuriella Epler, 1986, including a revision of the species associated with freshwater sponges
Oukuriella has been recorded only in the Neotropical region. Larvae of some species of the genus have associations with freshwater sponges and immersed wood. In this study we performed a phylogeneticExpand
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Sponge-dwelling chironomids in the upper Paraná river (Brazil): little known but potentially threatened species.
In this paper, we provide a checklist of chironomids living in freshwater sponges in the upper Paraná River (Brazil) and we call attention to the problem of complete substitution of extensive areasExpand
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A new species of sponge-dwelling Oukuriella (Chironomidae) from Brazil.
Oukuriella Epler, 1986 is an exclusively Neotropical genus that comprises two well supported clades: inhabitants of freshwater sponges and inhabitants of immersed wood (saproxylophilic). In thisExpand
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Estudo das comunidades de macroinvertebrados bentônicos das Represas do Monjolinho e do Fazzari no campus da UFSCar, município de São Carlos, SP
O presente estudo teve como objetivo determinar a estrutura das comunidades de macroinvertebrados bentonicos e relaciona-las as condicoes ambientais das Represas do Monjolinho e do FazzariExpand
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Not endemic after all: Imparipecten Freeman, 1961 (Diptera: Chironomidae) described from the Neotropical Region.
Imparipecten, a previously monotypic genus, was considered endemic to Australia. Here, we report Imparipecten from the Neotropical region for the first time and describe Imparipecten sychnacanthusExpand
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Oukuriella pesae, a new species of sponge-dwelling chironomid (Insecta: Diptera) from Amazonia, Brazil
The larva, pupa, male and female of a new Neotropical chironomid species, Oukuriella pesae, are described and illustrated. The larvae were found in freshwater sponge colonies of Oncosclera navicellaExpand
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New species of Ablabesmyia Johannsen from the Neotropical region: first report of a sponge-dwelling Tanypodinae
The larva, pupa and male of a new Neotropical chironomid species, Ablabesmyia tucuxi Neubern et Fusari sp. n., are de-scribed and illustrated. The larvae were found in freshwater sponge colonies ofExpand
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An Asiatic Chironomid in Brazil: morphology, DNA barcode and bionomics
Abstract In most freshwater ecosystems, aquatic insects are dominant in terms of diversity; however, there is a disproportionately low number of records of alien species when compared to otherExpand
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Three new species of Polypedilum Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Neotropical region.
Three new species of Polypedilum from Brazil, belonging to subgenera Tripodura and Pentapedilum are described and illustrated. P. (Pe.) puri sp. n. and P. (Tr.) guato sp. n. are described based onExpand
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A new species of Stempellina Thienemann & Bause from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (Diptera, Chironomidae)
A new species of Stempellina Thienemann & Bause from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (Diptera, Chironomidae). The male imago of Stempellina sofiae sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on materialExpand
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