Tuesday, May 1, 2018

[Entomology • 2018] Argia angelae • A New Species of Damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae) from Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil


Argia angelae 
Vilela, Guillermo-Ferreira, Del-Claro & Cordero-Rivera, 2018


Argia angelae sp. nov. (Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, Mato Grosso, Chapada dos Guimarães, Rio Salgadeira, 1 xi 2015, D. S. Vilela leg., in LESTES, Cod. ACR 8173A) from Chapada dos Guimarães, Brazil is described, illustrated and diagnosed based on comparison with other known sympatric species of the genus. This species inhabits streams throughout the National Park and a map of its known distribution is provided.

Keywords: Damselfly, Brazil, Neotropical, Odonata



Diogo Silva Vilela, Rhainer Guillermo-Ferreira, Kleber Del-Claro and  Adolfo Cordero-Rivera. 2018. Argia angelae (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae) sp. nov. from Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Zootaxa. 4415(3); 549–560. DOI:  10.11646/zootaxa.4415.3.8


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