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Published: 2012-09-14
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Macropterous form of Paratrephes China, 1940, with new distributional records of Neotrephinae from Brazil (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Helotrephidae)

Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Caixa Postal 478, AM, Brasil
Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Caixa Postal 486, MG, Brasil
Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Caixa Postal 478, AM, Brasil
Hemiptera new records Nepomorpha Neotrephes Paratrephes polymorphism


The subfamily Neotrephinae (Nepomorpha: Helotrephidae) includes two genera and is endemic to the Neotropical region. Paratrephes is monotypic and brachypterous specimens have been recorded from French Guiana, Suriname, Colombia, and Bolivia. Neotrephes has nine species and has been recorded from Argentina and Brazil. Presented here are a description of the macropterous form of Paratrephes hintoni China and the first records of this species from Brazil. In addition, Neotrephes lanemeloi Nieser & Chen is recorded for the first time from southern Brazil. Illustrations and a distribution map of both species are presented.


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