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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

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Abstract

LIMA, Lucas R. C.; SALLES, Frederico F.  and  PINHEIRO, Ulisses. Ephemeroptera (Insecta) from Pernambuco State, northeastern Brazil. Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2012, vol.56, n.3, pp. 304-314.  Epub Sep 13, 2012. ISSN 0085-5626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262012005000043.

The first list of the species of Ephemeroptera from Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil, is presented. The survey was based on collections from numerous rivers and streams of 17 counties. A total of five families, 28 genera, and 38 species were recorded, including 22 genera and 31 species newly recorded from Pernambuco State. Moreover, Farrodes tepui Domínguez, Molineri & Peters, 1996, Lisetta ernsti Thomas & Dominique, 2005, and Simothraulopsis (Maculognathus) sabalo Kluge, 2007 are recorded for the first time to Brazil.

Keywords : Mayflies; Neotropical; survey; taxonomy.

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