Metrobates laudatus Drake & Harris 1937

Pacheco-Chaves, Bernald, Cordeiro, Isabelle Da Rocha Silva, Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo & Springer, Monika, 2018, The water striders (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) of Costa Rica: new species, checklist, and new records, Zootaxa 4471 (3), pp. 493-522: 511

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4471.3.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C83B3937-4CFA-4B2D-972C-C95DE896D85C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/612287A0-504B-D227-449C-FA76FD3D9CBF

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scientific name

Metrobates laudatus Drake & Harris 1937
status

 

Metrobates laudatus Drake & Harris 1937  

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Previously recorded from Puerto Rico, Costa Rica (without specified location), and Panama ( Drake & Harris 1937, Polhemus & Polhemus 2002). The occurrence of the species in Costa Rica is herein confirmed based on specimens collected in Puntarenas and San José provinces. It was found in moderate water current at elevations up to 850 m a.s.l.

Material examined. Puntarenas— Esquinas River, La Esperanza Farm , 100 m a.s.l., 9.VI.1995, (L. Vik): 1 female ( MZUCR)   . Osa, Puerto Jiménez, Tigre River , X 609,707, Y 596,75, 29 m a.s.l., 25.II.2010, (B. Pacheco): 7 males, 9 females, 12 nymphs ( MZUCR)   . Brujo River, Diquís Hydropower Project, Grande de Térraba watershed , 1 male, 1 female ( MZUCR)   . Pacuar River, Diquís Hydropower Project, Grande de Térraba watershed , 23.VIII.2006: 2 males ( MZUCR)   . Platanares River, Diquís Hydropower Project, Grande de Térraba watershed , 13.IX.2006: 2 males, 1 female, 3 nymphs ( MZUCR)   . San José — Pérez Zeledón , RV05b, N 09° 16.597’, W-83° 27.682’, 827 m a.s.l., 1. IV. 2009, (J. Wright): 1 female ( MZUCR) GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Gerridae

Genus

Metrobates