Mecistogaster nordestina,

Soldati Lacerda, Déborah S. & Monteiro Machado, Angelo B., 2019, The damselfly genus Mecistogaster (Odonata: Pseudostigmatidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest with a description of three new species and a neotype designation for M. amalia (Burmeister, 1, Zootaxa 4668 (2), pp. 207-228: 224

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4668.2.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F41E013A-A2B0-4642-AED6-27777DA950B5

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B187F2-F36E-8A61-FF11-FF31FB298448

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mecistogaster nordestina
status

sp. nov.

Mecistogaster nordestina  sp. nov.

( Figs 25, 26View FIGURES 23–26)

Holotype. ♁ ( ABMM), Brazil, Pernambuco State: São Lourenço da Mata (07° 59’ 45”S, 35° 02’ 29” W), 17.VI.1976, J. Kesselring leg.GoogleMaps 

Paratypes. 6 ♁ ( ABMM). Brazil, Alagoas State: Murici, Estação Ecológica de Murici , 14.V.2015, J. E. Santos Jr. leg.  ; idem, 6.X.2012  ; Paraíba State: João Pessoa , 7.IX.1974, J. Kesselring leg.  ; idem, 10.XI.1951  ; Pernambuco State: Jaqueira, RPPN Frei Caneca , 9.X.2012, J. E. Santos Jr. leg.  ; Vicência, Água Azul , 4.VI.1971, J. Kesselring leg. 

Female. Unknown.

Etymology. The name refers to the origin of the specimens from Northeastern region of Brazil.