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Biota Neotropica

On-line version ISSN 1676-0611

Biota Neotrop. vol.4 no.1 Campinas  2004 



New distribution and species records of Trichoptera from Southern and Southeastern Brazil



Roger J. Blahnik; Henrique Paprocki; Ralph W. Holzenthal

Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota 1980 Folwell Ave, Saint Paul, MN, 55108, USA email:




We provide here a list of new species records of Trichoptera (Insecta) collected in Southern and Southeastern Brazil. We report 21 new distribution records for the country of Brazil. We also provide new distribution records for 92 species of Trichoptera for the states of Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Paraná and Santa Catarina.

Key words: Trichoptera, Caddisflies, Checklist, Aquatic Insects, Neotropical, Brazil, Distribution, New records


Apresenta-se aqui uma lista de novos registros de Trichoptera (Insecta) para estados do Sul e Sudeste do Brasil. O número de novos registros de espécies de Trichoptera apresentados aqui é de 92, sendo que 21 são novos registros também para país.

Palavras-chave: Trichoptera, Fauna, Lista de espécies, Brasil, Insetos aquáticos, Distribuição



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Date Received 10/02/2003
Accepted 03/12/2004

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