Potamophilops

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Coleoptera
Familia: Elmidae

Name

Potamophilops Grouvelle, 1896Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Diagnosis

The genus Potamophilops can be distinguished from all other New World laraine genera by its large size (>5.8 mm), the absence of an accessory elytral stria (Fig. 88), and the presence of a deep, transverse impression on the anterior third of the pronotum (Fig. 91).

Distribution

Potamophilops has been recorded from as far south as northern Argentina, Mato Grosso and São Paulo States, Brazil (Spangler and Santiago-Fragoso 1987[1]; Vanin and Costa 2011[2]), and Paraguay (USNM, pers. obs.) (Potamophilops cinereus), and from as far north as Taquaruçú, Tocantins state, Brazil (Potamophilops bragaorum Fernandes & Hamada, 2012). Here I report the first records of Potamophilops from Venezuela (Fig. 1).

Habitat

Fernandes and Hamada report Potamophilops bragaorum from a small mountainous stream in the Cerrado of Brazil. They were collected in cascades, on submerged logs, and on riparian vegetation, similar to Disersus spp. and Pseudodisersus spp. (Fernandes and Hamada 2012[3]).

Taxon Treatment

  • Maier, C; 2013: A revision of the Larainae (Coleoptera, Elmidae) of Venezuela, with description of nine new species ZooKeys, 329: 33-91. doi

Other References

  1. Spangler P, Santiago-Fragoso S (1987) A revision of the Neotropical aquatic beetle genera Disersus, Pseudodisersus and Potamophilops (Coleoptera: Elmidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology no. 446, 40 pp.
  2. Vanin S, Costa S (2011) Description of the larva of Potamophilops cinereus (Blanchard) from Southeastern Brazil (Coleoptera, Elmidae, Larainae). Zootaxa 2808: 57-63.
  3. Fernandes A, Hamada N (2012) Description and notes on the bionomics of a new species of Potamophilops Grouvelle, 1896 (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Larainae), from the Cerrado biome in Brazil. Journal of Natural History 46(11–12): 717-727. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2011.651643

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