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Crustacea, Cladocera, Anomopoda, Ilyocryptidae, <i>Ilyocryptus sarsi</i> Stingelin, 1913: A new record and geographic distribution in Brazil

  • Sousa, F. D. R.,
  • Elmoor-Loureiro, L. M. A.,
  • Mendonça-Galvão, L.,
  • Júnior, I. R.

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 6, no. 2
pp. 330 – 331


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Ilyocryptus sarsi Stingelin, 1913 has a wide distribution in South America, with records from Brazilian statesof São Paulo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Maranhão, Pará, and Amazonas. The present paper reports, for thefirst time, the occurrence of I. sarsi in the Brazilian Central Plateau. The specimens were found in a wet campo in a naturalprotect area Gama-Cabeça-de-Veado in Brasília, Federal District, during the rainy season.