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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 107, No. 5, 2012, pp. 591-597
Bioline Code: oc12092
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 107, No. 5, 2012, pp. 591-597

 en Simulium (Chirostilbia) brunnescens check for this species in other resources (Diptera: Simuliidae) - new species from the Brazilian cerrado, Manso Dam, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Maia-Herzog, Marilza; Valente, Ana Carolina dos Santos; Luna-Dias, Antonio Paulino A; Gil-Azevedo, Leonardo Henrique & Marchon-Silva, Verônica

Abstract

A new species of Simuliidae, Simulium (Chirostilbia) brunnescens check for this species in other resources , was discovered at Chapada dos Guimarães, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, and nearby municipalities (Paranatinga, Rosário do Oeste and Nobres). This species is described here based on the adults, pupae and larvae. This species is closely related to Simulium (C.) subpallidum check for this species in other resources Lutz, but could be differentiated in all stages: females, leg colour pattern and frontal dilatation size; males, gonostyle shape; pupae, number of gill filaments; larvae, body size and colour, postgenal cleft, ratio between antenna and stalk of labral fan.

Keywords
insecta - Culicomorpha - taxonomy - Neotropical region - impacted area

 
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