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La colección de Entomología Acuática del Museo de Zoología, Universidad de Costa Rica: lista actualizada de géneros, importancia y retos futuros
The aquatic entomology collection in the Zoological Museum at the University of Costa Rica: updated checklist of genera, importance, and future challenges.
Los macroinvertebrados acuáticos, y en especial los insectos, son el grupo de organismos más utilizado para determinar el estado de conservación de los ecosistemas acuáticos en estudios de calidad del agua y biomonitoreo ...
New species of Potamocoris Hungerford (Heteroptera, Potamocoridae) from Costa Rica and a key to the species
A new potamocorid species, Potamocoris sitesi NEW SPECIES, with its two wing morphs (coleopteroid and macropterous) are described from Costa Rica. Descriptions are supported with photographs and illustrations. Parameres ...
Costa Rica is a country with abundant and diverse freshwater ecosystems, which are influenced and characterized by different orographic precipitation regimes. This variety of habitats harbors great biological diversity, ...
First Record of the Family Potamocoridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Costa Rica and of Coleopterocoris Hungerford, 1942 in Central America
The Neotropical family Potamocoridae includes nine species in the genera Coleopterocoris Hungerford, 1942 and Potamocoris Hungerford, 1941. The biology of the family is barely known and most of the species mentioned in the ...
The neotropical damselfly genus Cora: new larval descriptions and a comparative analysis of larvae of known species (Odonata: Polythoridae)
The final larval stadium of four species of Cora are described and compared with known species in the genus. Cora skinneri Calvert, 1907, C. semiopaca Selys, 1878 and C. lugubris Navás, 1934 are described and illustrated ...
Description of the final instar nymphs of seven species from Anacroneuria Klapálek (Plecoptera: Perlidae) in Costa Rica, and first record for an additional genus in Central America
The final nymphal stages for seven species of Anacroneuria Klapálek from Costa Rica are described for the first time based upon reared specimens: A. benedettoi Stark, 1998, A. divisa (Navás, 1924), A. holzenthali Stark, ...
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. ...
Life history of five small minnow mayflies (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) in a small tropical stream on the Caribbean slope of Costa Rica
Life history characteristics of five species of Baetidae were investigated over a one-year period at Quebrada Gonza´ lez, a warmwater stream in Braulio Carrillo National Park. Larvae of three species of Baetodes and two ...