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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 101, No. 2, 2006, pp. 213-217
Bioline Code: oc06037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 101, No. 2, 2006, pp. 213-217

 en Tabanidae (Diptera) of Amazônia XX. Description of Tabanus pseudonebulosus check for this species in other resources n.sp.
Inocêncio de Sousa Gorayeb & Antonio Thadeu Medeiros de Barros

Abstract

Tabanus pseudonebulosus check for this species in other resources , new species, is described based on 217 female specimens and 5 males collected in Venezuela (Guarico, Aguaio, Santa Elena, and Palmarito) and in Brazil (Pará: Santana do Araguaia, Serra das Andorinhas in São Geraldo do Araguaia, Serra Norte Carajás and Gorotire; Amazonas: Canutama; Mato Grosso do Sul: Corumbá), mostly in open vegetation, scrub forest and in rocky environments. Observed intraspecific variation in the specimens is presented and related to collection localities, and morphological differences are diagnosed in relation to the similar species Tabanus nebulosus check for this species in other resources DeGeer 1776 and T. importunus Wiedemann 1828. Morphometrical data and indices for specimens in different localities are provided. Drawings and photo of the new species are presented.

Keywords
Insecta - Diptera - Tabanidae - Tabanus pseudonebulosus sp. n. - Brazil - Venezuela

 
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