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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.15 no.3-4 Manaus Sep./Dec. 1985 


Neuroptera of the Amazon basin. Part 11a. Introduction and chrysopint.

Phillip A. Adams* 

Norman D. Penny** 

*Department of Biology, California State University, Fullerton, California, 92634, USA.

**Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil. Present address: 2209 Clark, Ames, Towa 50010, U.S.A.


33 species of Chrisopini are described and illustrated, of wich 30 are recorded from the Amazon Basin. Ten new species are described in Chrisopodes(duckei, spínella, nebulosa, lineafrons, polygonica, indetata, conisetosa, breviata, mediocris, and tetifera(, and nine in Ceraesochrysa(squalidens, acutipuppis, rafaeli, reddyi, nigripes, teneuícornis, ariasi, falceifera, and michaelmuris). Neosuarus (type species collaris (Schneider), a new subgenus of Chrysopodes, also contains divisa (Walker), escomeli (Navás) porterina (Navás), and flavescens (Blanchard). Orlandsia Navás and Ancylochrysa Navás are synonymized with Chrysopodes limbata (Navás), Chrysoperla asoralis (Banks) and Suarius nesotala (Banks). A neotype is designate for Ceraeochrysa cubana (Hagen). Ceraeochrysa caligata(Banks) and scapularis (Navás) are valid species. C. gloriae Alayo is synonymized with Ceraeochrysa everes (Banks).


As 30 espécies de Chrysopini conhecidas da Bacia Amazônica são descritas, ilustradas, e chaves dadas para suas identificações. Dezenove espécies novas e um subgênero novo de Chrysopodes, Neosuarius, são descritas. Os nomes genéricos Orlandsia Navás e Ancylochrysa Navás são sinonimizados com Chrysopodes.

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