2016
DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.621.9662
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Description of Rhodnius marabaensis sp. n. (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae) from Pará State, Brazil

Abstract: Rhodnius marabaensis sp. n. was collected on 12 May 2014 in the Murumurú Environmental Reserve in the city of Marabá, Pará State, Brazil. This study was based on previous consultation of morphological descriptions of 19 Rhodnius species and compared to the identification key for the genus Rhodnius. The examination included specimens from 18 Rhodnius species held in the Brazilian National and International Triatomine Taxonomy Reference Laboratory in the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The morp… Show more

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“…On the abdomen, yellow spots interposed with dark spots were observed lengthwise over the ventral abdomen. Respiratory spiracles at the ventral abdomen are yellow for R. robustus, differing from those of R. montenegrensis, which are darker (11) .…”
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“…On the abdomen, yellow spots interposed with dark spots were observed lengthwise over the ventral abdomen. Respiratory spiracles at the ventral abdomen are yellow for R. robustus, differing from those of R. montenegrensis, which are darker (11) .…”
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“…It is believed that the insects may have been attracted by the light from the residence. The species R. montenegrensis has been described as occurring in palms of genus Attalea (10) and Orbignya (11) , similar to other species of the genus Rhodnius (2) (12) , demonstrating the ecological importance of palm trees for these triatomines.…”
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“…Later, the specimens were referred to the Insectarium of the Department of Biological Sciences of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, [Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP)], Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil, where the identification of the specimens was confirmed, through the characteristics of the genitalia (11) and its comparison with R. pictipes from the same insectarium (CTA 71), collected in Belém, Pará ( Figure 1C and Figure 1D; Figure 2E and Figure 2F). Additionally, the specimens were similar to the description provided by Lent et al (10) .…”
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