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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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MOLINERI, Carlos. A new species of Caenis (Ephemeroptera: Caenidae) from Colombia. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.68, n.3-4, pp.283-285. ISSN 0373-5680.

The new species Caenis tarapoto is described from male imagos collected in the Amazonas region from Colombia. This new species is characterized by a dark brown general coloration, presternal triangle anteriorly pointed, forelegs 0.7-0.9 times length of body, forceps apically pointed, central sclerite of styliger plate elongated, penes with gently convex posterior margin and with lobes of penes completely fused and projected laterally.

Keywords : Pannota; Caenis; Taxonomy; Pointed-forceps.

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