Neogerris celeris ( Drake & Harris, 1934 )

Mazzucconi, Silvia Ana, Reyes, Cristina Armúa De & Estévez, Ana Lía, 2022, Aquatic and semiaquatic Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) from Iberá Natural Reserve (Corrientes Province, Argentina), Zootaxa 5104 (4), pp. 451-505 : 467

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5104.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D2B6F489-D907-4AC7-9C09-8464DF56BCED

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6333234

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D7768787-FFAD-0D22-1ADB-FBA81033F911

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Plazi

scientific name

Neogerris celeris ( Drake & Harris, 1934 )
status

 

Neogerris celeris ( Drake & Harris, 1934)

( Fig. 19 View FIGURES 18–22 )

Limnogonus celeris Drake & Harris, 1934 : Ann. Carnegie Mus., 214–215.

Neogerris celeris: Nieser & Alkins-Koo, 1991 : Occas. Pap. Dept. Zool. Univ. West Indies, 71.

Material examined. San Ignacio RS: 2 ♂, 3 ♀, Reserva Privada Don Luis, Monte Don Luis, roadside ditches, 27°52.015’S, 56°54.914’W, 5.iii.2015.

General distribution. Paraguay ( Damgaard et al. 2014). Argentina: Corrientes (this work).

Habitat. Knowledge regarding N. celeris is based only on the type series from Paraguay (Nieser 1994). Nothing is known about its habitat associations except that it was found in a marsh in Villarrica ( Drake & Harris 1934) .

At the INR, this species was collected from a single locality: a shaded roadside ditch with floating vegetation at the margins ( Fig. 14 View FIGURES 14–17 ).

Remarks. The cosmopolitan genus Neogerris currently comprises 13 species ( Damgaard et al. 2014). Until now, only N. lubricus had been recorded from Argentina ( Coscarón 2017). The collection of N. celeris from INR extends the known range of this species from southern Paraguay to northeastern Argentina. Nieser (1994) restricted the geographical distribution of N. celeris to its type-locality in Paraguay as this species can be misidentified with N. lotus (White, 1879) due to variations in the pronotum length. Therefore, records of N. celeris from other countries are not considered here. The posterior margin of abdominal tergum VIII, which is deeply notched in N. celeris but hardly notched in N. lubricus , readily differentiates the males of these two species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Gerridae

Genus

Neogerris

Loc

Neogerris celeris ( Drake & Harris, 1934 )

Mazzucconi, Silvia Ana, Reyes, Cristina Armúa De & Estévez, Ana Lía 2022
2022
Loc

Neogerris celeris

: Nieser & Alkins-Koo 1991
1991
Loc

Limnogonus celeris

Drake & Harris 1934
1934