Rhagovelia elegans Uhler, 1894

Rodrigues, Juliana Mourão Dos Santos, Nery, Leticia, Rodrigues, Higor D. D. & Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo, 2021, Survey of the semiaquatic bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerromorpha) from Alagoas and Sergipe, Northeast Brazil, Zootaxa 4958 (1), pp. 103-159 : 139

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4958.1.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:16498A96-010A-4940-A07B-B84E372FB9D7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4693340

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/1804A551-7D12-FFB8-3A8F-FB7CFB1A208E

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Plazi

scientific name

Rhagovelia elegans Uhler, 1894
status

 

Rhagovelia elegans Uhler, 1894  

( Figs 92 View FIGURES 91–96 , 97 View FIGURE 97 )

Geographical distribution: Brazil ( Gould 1931), Colombia ( Gould 1931), Costa Rica ( Polhemus 1997), Dominica ( Bacon 1956), Ecuador ( Polhemus 1997), Grenada ( Uhler 1894a), Hispaniola Island ( Polhemus 1997), Martinique ( De Kort-Gommers & Nieser 1969), Panama ( Champion 1898), Saint Kitts & Nevis ( Bacon 1956), Saint Lucia ( Polhemus 1997), Saint Vincent & the Grenadines ( Uhler 1893), Trinidad & Tobago ( Gould 1931), Venezuela ( Hungerford 1944).

Distribution in Brazil: AL*, AM ( Bacon 1956; Polhemus 1997; Cordeiro & Moreira 2015), AP ( Polhemus 1997), ES ( Moreira et al. 2010), PA ( Bacon 1956; Polhemus 1997; Moreira & Campos 2012; Cunha et al. 2015; Cunha & Juen 2017; Cunha & Juen 2020), MT ( Fernandes & Wanzeler 2010; Dias-Silva et al. 2013; Giehl et al. 2018), RJ ( Drake 1948; Moreira et al. 2012), SE ( Moreira & Campos 2012).

Material examined: BRAZIL • Alagoas • 11 males, 15 females; Murici , EEM; -9.220460, -35.870290; 28 Apr. 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOC 79687 GoogleMaps   . • 1 male, 12 females; Roteiro, Balneário ; -9.842778, -35.981111; alt. 13m; 18 Sep. 2017; L-0006; H. Rodrigues col.; MZUSP GoogleMaps   . • Sergipe • 2 males, 1 female; São Cristóvão, Estrada Rita Cacete ; -10.985110, -37.286830; 04 May 2018; C.F.B. Floriano, J.M.S. Rodrigues & O.M. Magalhães col.; CEIOC 79688 GoogleMaps   .

Notes: Moreira & Campos (2012) published the first record of R. elegans   from Sergipe, in Areia Branca municipality. This work expands the records from the state by one municipality: São Cristóvão.

MZUSP

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Genus

Rhagovelia