Check List 17(3): 821-825, doi: 10.15560/17.3.821
Aedes (Ochlerotatus) lepidus (Cerqueira & Paraense, 1945): new record from Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil
expand article infoPaulo Silva de Almeida, Rosilene Francisca Moreira, José Oliveira da Silva, Talita Moreira Silva, Pedro Catarino da Costa Filho§, Claucio Junior De Souza Carrijo§, Herintha Neitzke-Abreu|, Marcos Takashi Obara, Andreia Fernandes Brilhante#, Marcia Bicudo de Paula¤, Ricardo Augusto dos Passos|
‡ Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul, Dourados, Brazil§ Prefeitura Municipal de Alcinópolis, Alcinópolis, Brazil| Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados, Dourados, Brazil¶ Universidade de Brasília, Brasilia, Brazil# Universidade Federal do Acre, Rio Branco, Brazil¤ Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract

Aedes (Ochlerotatus) lepidus (Cerqueira & Paraense, 1945) is reported from a cave in Templo dos Pilares Municipal Park, Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil. A single exploratory collection of culicids was carried out using CDC light traps on 16 November 2015. Four larvae and 11 adults (1♂, 10♀) were collected. The larvae were foundin a water-filled hole in a stone. This is the first record of the species in Mato Grosso do Sul, which increases to 63 the number of culicids species recorded in the state.

Keywords
Culicids, geographical distribution, entomology, geographic range extension