Inventory of the insects of the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro State

Publication Type:Journal Article
Authors:M. Souto Couri, Nessimian, J. Luiz, Mejdalani, G., Monne, M. Laura, Lopes, S. Maria, De Mendonca, M. Cleide, Monteiro, R., Buys, S., De Carvalho, R. Alexandre
Journal:Arquivos do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro)
Date Published:Julho-Dezembro
:Anthribidae, Belidae

This paper and the others of this issue present inventories (lists) of insect species from the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro State, Southeastern Brazil. These inventories are based on the literature and on material deposited in scientific collections, mainly those of UFRJ, FIOC, and UFPR. A total of 3,120 species were so far recorded, distributed in the following groups: aquatic insects (Coleoptera (Dytiscidae, Noteridae, Hydrophilidae, and Elmidae), Diptera (Chironomidae and Simuliidae), Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera (Nepomorpha and Gerromorpha), Plecoptera, and Trichoptera): 499 spp.; Blattaria (Blaberidae): 70 spp.; Coleoptera (Anthribidae, Belidae, Cerambycidae, and Meloidae): 1,212 spp.; Collembola: 129 spp.; Diptera (Bombyliidae, Cecidomyiidae, Conopidae, Fanniidae, Muscidae, and Sarcophagidae): 587 spp.; Hemiptera (Cicadellidae): 340 spp.; Hymenoptera (Sphecidae): 30 spp.; and Lepidoptera (Lycaenidae and Pieridae): 253 spp.

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