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Neotropical Entomology

, Volume 48, Issue 2, pp 277–289 | Cite as

Leptoceridae (Insecta, Trichoptera) from Serra da Canastra Mountain Range, Southeast Brazil: Diversity, Distribution, and Description of Two New Species

  • A L Henriques-OliveiraEmail author
  • I C Rocha
  • J L Nessimian
Systematics, Morphology and Physiology
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Abstract

The Brazilian savanna, also known as Cerrado, is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, covering about 22% of the country. Nevertheless, this region has been suffering an accelerated process of degradation due to the agribusiness expansion. This study contributes to increasing knowledge on the Leptoceridae fauna of the Serra da Canastra Mountains at the Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Herein, we illustrate and describe two new species of Leptoceridae, Notalina franciscana sp. nov. and Oecetis catagua sp. nov., and provide additional data on the richness and distribution of Leptoceridae species in the Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra and surrounding areas. Furthermore, ten species are firstly recorded from Minas Gerais State, increasing the number of Leptoceridae species recorded in the state from 30 to 42.

Keywords

Aquatic insects caddisflies Cerrado Notalina Oecetis richness 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We are grateful to Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio) for issuing collecting permits. Keith Bayless provided an English revision, and Louiza Hoehne for the map. The authors would like to thank the Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra staff for support in field trips.

Funding Information

The following provided fellowships and financial support: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ), and Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lab de Entomologia, Depto de Zoologia, Instituto de BiologiaUniv Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrasil
  2. 2.Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Museu NacionalUniv Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrasil

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