Dicranocentrus heloisae Arlé & Mendonça, 1982 (Collembola: Entomobryidae): first record of the genus in Espírito Santo state, Brazil

Thiago Xisto, Maria Cleide Mendonça, Eduardo Assis Abrantes


Dicranocentrus heloisae is an easily recognized species by color pattern. It was described from the “Parque Nacional da Tijuca” and its distribution was previously restricted to Tijuca Forest, located in Rio de Janeiro State. Here we report the second record for the specie with distance about 320 km from its type locality and first record of the genus in the Espírito Santo state.


biodiversity; new record; Orchesellinae; springtails; taxonomy

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