DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/13.3.2155

New record and distribution extension of Melanemerella brasiliana (Ulmer, 1920) (Ephemeroptera: Melanemerellidae) from Bahia, Brazil

Vinícius A. Silva, Rodolfo Mariano

Abstract


Melanemerella brasiliana (Ulmer, 1920) occurs in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Espírito Santo states, Brazil. Here, we record it for the first time from the state of Bahia. The new record is based on nymphs collected from Serra Bonita Reserve, municipality of Camacan, Bahia.


Keywords


Neotropics; mayfly; northeastern Brazilian; Atlantic Forest biome

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