Mecistogaster mielkei,

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: 220-221

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-F372-8A7E-FF11-FA19FC2D86A8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mecistogaster mielkei
status

sp. nov.

Mecistogaster mielkei  sp. nov.

( Figs 5, 6View FIGURES 4–7, 19, 20View FIGURES 19–22)

Holotype. ♁ ( ABMM), Brazil, Santa Catarina State (27° 14’ 00” S, 50° 13’ 00” W), IV.1976.GoogleMaps 

Paratypes. 27 ♁♁. Brazil, Santa Catarina State: Joinville , 1980, Miers leg.; idem, XI.1980; idem, 13.XII.1981; idem, 20.II.1985; idem, 10.III.1985 ( ABMM)  ; Campo Alegre , 24.III.1985 ( ABMM)  ; São Bento do Sul , 6.III.1985 ( ABMM)  ; Rio de Janeiro State: Rio de Janeiro , 21.IV.1971 ( ABMM)  ; Rio de Janeiro, Jacarepaguá , Represa dos Ciganos, 1.V.1963, Berla leg. ( MNRJ)  ; idem, 30.V.1965, N. Santos leg. ( ABMM)  ; Covanca de Jacarepaguá , 28.IV.1963, Mielke leg. ( ABMM)  ; idem, 2.V.1963, Berla leg. ( MNRJ)  ; Rio de Janeiro, Jacarepaguá, Três Rios , 14.IV.1935, d’Almeida leg. ( MNRJ)  ; Duque de Caxias, Imbariê , 30.II.1964, Ebert leg. ( ABMM)  ; Paraty, Pedra Branca , XII.1944, O. Silva leg. ( ABMM)  ; Fazenda União , 13.IV.1989, Brown leg. ( ABMM)  ; Espírito Santo State: Colatina , VIII-IX.1937, M. Rosa leg.; idem, X.1936 ( MNRJ)  ; 2 Km N. São Sebastião , 17.XII.1987, Brown leg. ( ABMM)  ; Serra W de São João de Petrópolis, 22.IV.1988, Brown leg. ( ABMM)  ; Linhares , III.1978, Elias leg. ( ABMM)  ; Minas Gerais State: Brumadinho, Inhotim , 20.III.2013, Karina leg. ( ABMM)  ; Matipó , IX.19 ??, O. Fonseca leg. ( ABMM)  ; Bahia State: Mucuri , II.1974, Elias leg. ( MNRJ)  ; Paraíba State: João Pessoa , 27.IV.1952, J.Kesselring leg. ( ABMM)  ; Pernambuco State: Timbaúba, Água Azul , 15.X.1988, J. Kesselring leg. ( ABMM)  .

Female. Unknown.

Etymology. Named in honor of our good friend Prof. Olaf H. H. Mielke, who collected part of this material and has contributed with many valuable Odonata  species to ABMM’s Collection.

MNRJ

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