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Leptagrion jeromei (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) spec. nov. from Brazil, with notes on L. andromache Hagen in Selys, 1876

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Vilela, Diogo Silva [1] ; Junior, Manoel Daltro Nunes Garcia [2] ; Furieri, Karina S. [3] ; Lencioni, Frederico A. A. [4]
Total Authors: 4
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Fac Ciencias & Letras Assis, Dept Ciencias Biol, Lab Biol Aquat, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Amapa, Programa Posgrad Biodiversidade Trop, Macapa, AP - Brazil
[3] UFES, CEUNES, Dept Ciencias Agr & Biol, Lab Ensino Zool, BR 101 Norte, Km 60, BR-29932540 Sao Mateus, ES - Brazil
[4] Rua Anibal 216, BR-12310780 Jacarei, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 5068, n. 2, p. 240-246, NOV 16 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0

A new species of Leptagrion Selys, 1876 is described and named in honor to Dr. Jerome Constant: Leptagrion jeromei (Holotype: Brazil: Bahia, Jussari, RPPN Serra do Teimoso, Jequitiba tree (Cariniana legalis (Mart.) Kuntze, 1898) at 32 m, 10.v.2005, K.S. Furieri leg and deposited in FAAL). This species was confused for a long time with L. andromache Hagen in Selys, 1876 its closest congener. Diagnostic illustrations of L. andromache (lectotype and specimens collected at Amapa-Brazil) and L. jeromei spec. nov. are presented. We also present the northernmost record for L. andromache in Amapa state, Northern Brazil. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/26438-9 - Molecular phylogeny and classification of the genus Heteragrion Selys (Odonata: Heteragrionidae)
Grantee:Diogo Silva Vilela
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate