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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.18 no.3 Curitiba Sept. 2001

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81752001000300012 

A review of the Cinericiiformes section of the genus Audre Hemming and the description of a new subspecies (Riodinidae)

 

 

Curtis J. CallaghanI; Alexandre SoaresII

IAvenida Suba 130-25, Casa 6, Bogotá, Colombia
IIDepartamento de Entomologia, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Quinta da Boa Vista, São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 


ABSTRACT

The systematics of the species included by STICHEL (1910) in his Cinericiifonnes section of the genus Audre Hemming, 1934 are reviewed. "Audre" guttata jaibensis, ssp.n., is described from northern Minas Gerais. The synonomizing of two taxa described by Schweitzer & Kaye, Hamearis precaria Schweitzer & Kaye, 1941, and H. precaria ab. similis Schweitzer & Kaye, 1941, with "Audre" cinericia is explained. Descriptions of the habitat and adult behavior of "Audre" guttata jaibensis are provided.

Key words: Riodinidae, Hamearis, Neotropical, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, taxonomy.


 

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. The authors wish to thank COOEVASF/SYNTEC 3 Engenharía e Controle de Corrosão Ltda. for the financial assistance which permitted the faunistic survey to be undertaken, and the reserve guard, Sr. Sabastião. Drs. Keith Brown Jr, Olaf Mielke and Jason Hall made many helpful comments on the draft. Finally, our thanks to Dr. Carlos S. Carbonell for providing CJC with access to the MHNM, and Dr. Ronderos (MALN), Dr. Abas (MACN), Dr. Mey (MNHU), and Dr. Olaf Mielke (DZUP) for access lo the collections under their care.

 

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Recebido em 28.X.1999; aceito em 19.VII.2001.

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