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MONDRAGON-F, Silvia Patricia  and  MORALES, Fredy Molano, Irina. Five new species of Tachygerris (Hemiptera: Gerridae: Gerrinae) and new records from Colombia. Caldasia [online]. 2017, vol.39, n.2, pp.204-220. ISSN 0366-5232.

Five new species of Tachygerris (Hemiptera: Gerridae: Gerrinae: Tachygerrini) from Colombia are described, Tachygerris chocoensis sp. nov., Tachygerris florianae sp. nov., Tachygerris moreirai sp. nov., Tachygerris paramillensis sp. nov. and Tachygerris piedemontanus sp. nov. New departamental records of T. adamsoni, T. dentiferus, T. opacus, T. tucanensis and T. tumaquensis are presented together with the first records of T. pulcherrimus and T. tuberculatus from Colombia. A key to the Colombian species of Tachygerris is provided.

Keywords : water striders; Gerromorpha; taxonomy.

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