Chimarra sp.

Rogers, D. Christopher & Cruz-Rivera, Edwin, 2021, A preliminary survey of the inland aquatic macroinvertebrate biodiversity of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Journal of Natural History 55 (13 - 14), pp. 799-850: 830

publication ID 10.1080/00222933.2021.1923850

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Chimarra sp.


Chimarra sp.  

Representatives of the Philopotamidae   ( Chimarra maldonadoi Flint, 1964   , C. albomaculata Kolbe, 1888   , and C. puertoricensis Flint, 1964   ) are known from Puerto Rico ( Botosaneanu 2002). We found a single pupa, probably of the genus Chimarra   , in Spring Road ghut in the algal mats at the base of the water tank, below a leaking crack on the front. Mature adult males are needed for a positive determination. This is the first record of the family from the Virgin Islands.