Acta Biológica Colombiana
versão impressa ISSN 0120-548X
MORALES-CASTANO, IRINA T e CASTRO, MARÍA I. New records and range extension of species of Gerridae (Insecta: Hemiptera) in Colombia. Acta biol.Colomb. [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.1, pp. 271-280. ISSN 0120-548X.
From specimens deposited in five entomological collections of Colombia, we extended the geographical distribution of 19 species and record the following three species for the first time for the country: Neogerris celeris Drake and Harris 1934, previously recorded from Guiana, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay; Brachymetra shawi Hungerford and Matsuda 1957, recorded from Guiana, French Guiana, Suriname, Brazil and Bolivia; and Potamobates variabilis Hungerford 1938, recorded only from Peru.
Palavras-chave : Distribution; Gerridae; Semi-aquatic insects; new records.