DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.3.5
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A new species and new records of Tachygerris Drake, 1957 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) from Colombia

IRINA T. MORALES-C., MARIA I. CASTRO-VARGAS

Abstract


A new species of the genus Tachygerris Drake, 1957 (Gerrinae: Tachygerrini) is described from the Amazon region of Colombia. Tachygerris tucanensis sp. nov. is differentiated from other species of the genus by features of the male geni-talia and of last abdominal sternite of female. New records of T. adamsoni, T. celocis, and T. opacus are also presented.


Keywords


Gerromorpha, Neotropical Region, taxonomy, water striders

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