Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

The small species of Belostoma (Heteroptera, Belostomatidae): I. Key to species groups and a revision of the denticolle group

Lía Estévez, AnaT. Polhemus, John

A key to species groups of the genus Belostoma Latreille, 1807, using new taxonomic characters are presented as well as the revision of the four species included in the denticolle group: B. denticolle Montandon, 1903, and three new species: B. orbiculatum from eastern Argentina and southern Brazil, B. retusum from eastern Argentina and B. amazonum from northern Brazil which are described and illustrated.

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