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Messua sp. (Salticidae), the host spider of the polysphinctine Inbioia pivai (Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae)
The koinobiont ectoparasitoids of spiders in the Polysphincta genus group are divided into two well-supported clades. Species in one clade parasitize spiders in the higher araneoid group, and the behaviour of these ...
The water striders (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) of Costa Rica: new species, checklist, and new records
Brachymetra bernaldi Cordeiro, sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae) from Heredia, Costa Rica, is herein described, illustrated, and compared with congeners. The new species resembles B. albinervus (Amyot & Serville, ...
The larva of Perissolestes remotus (Williamson & Williamson, 1924) (Zygoptera: Perilestidae)
The larva of Perissolestes remotus is described for the first time based on Costa Rican specimens collected in forested streams with abundant organic matter. It is characterized by a slender, elongated body, with lateral ...
Two new species of Rhagovelia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from Costa Rica, with a key and new records from the country
Rhagovelia danpolhemi sp. nov., from the Caribbean Slope of Costa Rica and R. springerae sp. nov., from the northern portion of the country, are described, illustrated, compared with similar species, and included in a key ...
A new species of Anacroneuria Klapálek 1909 (Plecoptera: Perlidae) and notes on the altitudinal distribution of the genus in Costa Rica
Anacroneuria is the most widespread genus of Perlidae throughout the Neotropical Region and 30 species have been reported from Costa Rica. In this paper, we describe and illustrate a new species from a high elevation cloud ...
New records of Gerromorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Costa Rica
The Gerromorpha from Costa Rica are poorly studied, except the Gerridae. Aiming to fill this gap, specimens collected across the country were examined. Lipogomphus leucostictus, Hydrometra alloiona, H. australis, H. ...