Checklist of Acroceridae, Mydidae and Therevidae from Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Jessica P. Gillung, Julia Calhau, Paula Motta Rodrigues, Silvio S. Nihei

Resumo


Acroceridae, Mydidae and Therevidae comprise, respectively, 530, 473 and 1123 described species worldwide. Here we provide a checklist of the species of those families from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Acroceridae are represented in Brazil by 30 species, and only Philopota tuberculata Westwood is recorded for the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The three reported species of Mydidae in the state, Gauromydas autuorii (D'Andretta), Messiasia zikani D'Andretta, and Messiasia notospila (Wiedemann) are among the 24 species  known in Brazil. There are 30 species of Therevidae in Brazil, and only one species, Cyclotelus kroeberi (Cole) is known to occur in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.



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