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Hypsilara breweri n.sp. from Venezuela: description of new species with notes on the morphology and phylogenetic relationships of the genus (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Larainae).
A new species of the genus Hypsilara Maier & Spangler, 2011, collected in the Eastern Venezuela, is described and illustrated. We provide habitus photographs, detail drawings of both male and femaleExpand
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Two new Larainae species from Guayana region, Venezuela (Coleoptera: Elmidae).
Two new species of the subfamily Larainae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae), Hexanchorus angeli n. sp. and Hypsilara autanai n. sp., are described from Guyana region in Venezuela. We provide habitusExpand
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A new species of Neblinagena Spangler from Kukenán tepui and DNA barcoding of Neblinagena and related genera (Coleoptera: Elmidae)
We describe here a new species of the genus Neblinagena Spangler, 1985 from the foothills of the Kukenan tepui (Venezuela). Neblinagena mira sp. n. occurs sympatrically with Neblinagena doylei KodadaExpand
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Phanoceroides Hinton, 1939: description of new species, morphology of larvae, and revised taxonomic position of the genus (Coleoptera: Elmidae) based on molecular evidence.
The monotypic genus Phanoceroides was initially classified within the subfamily Elminae, based solely on the distribution and type of pubescence on the body surface. Although a close relationshipExpand
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Malaysian species of Dryopomorphus Hinton, 1936 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae)
* Corresponding author Abstract We provide a review of species of the genus Dryopomorphus Hinton, 1936 occurring in Malaysia. Three known species: D. bishopi Hinton, 1971; D. satoi Spangler, 1985 andExpand
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Discrimination between four Simocephalus species from Slovakia using a PCR-RFLP technique
Planktonic crustaceans are traditionally identified based on morphological and morphometric characters. However, such characters may be hardly distinguishable and often overlap between species. AExpand
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Alpine lakes and ponds – a promising source of high genetic diversity in metapopulations of aquatic insects
Abstract Alpine lakes and ponds are unique and vulnerable aquatic habitats inhabited by specific species assemblages. In contrast to alpine streams, the genetic diversity and population structure ofExpand
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Development of microsatellite loci for two Agabus diving beetle species from the pooled DNA and testing their utility in mountain lake populations
Abstract Diving beetles (Dytiscidae) are the most speciose water beetle group, occurring on all continents except Antarctica. They inhabit various lotic and lentic habitats and play an important roleExpand
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Twenty-one new microsatellite markers for the ecologically important midge Heterotrissocladius marcidus, and their use in studies of alpine lakes
Heterotrissocladius marcidus (Walker, 1856) (Diptera: Chironomidae) inhabits aquatic habitats across the Holarctic and Oriental regions, including remote alpine glacial lakes. It is thus a promisingExpand
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Four new species of Hexanchorus Sharp from Ecuador (Coleoptera, Elmidae) with DNA barcoding and notes on the distribution of the genus
Abstract The riffle beetle genus Hexanchorus Sharp, 1882 is distributed from Mexico to Argentina, forming an important component of the freshwater invertebrate fauna of Latin America. With 21Expand