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A new genus and species of Baetidae Ephemeroptera from the State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil Um novo genero e especie de Baetidae Ephemeroptera do Estado de Minas Gerais, Sudeste do Brasil

Salles, F.F.; Lugo-Ortiz, C.R.

Iheringia Serie Zoologia 30 junho; 932: 201-206

2003


ISSN/ISBN: 0073-4721
Accession: 037628951

Iguaira gen. nov., type species, I. poranga. sp. nov., based on one nymph from the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, are proposed. The new taxon is distinguished by the labrum with multiple, unorganized setae dorsally; hypopharynx with three-lobed lingua; cleft mandibular incisors; labium with internally curved paraglossae; labial palps with second segment with strong, apically rounded distomedial process and third segment with truncate medial and apical margins; elongate tarsal claws with minute denticles; and absence of scales and scale bases.

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