The new sp. is described and illustrated from 12 6 and 12 V. collected in Minas Gerais and Parana (holotype 6, allotype V: Serra do Cipd. alt. 1300-1400 m, Santana do Riacho. State of Minas Gerais. IV-1983 (deposited in the author's collection). It shares with A. (H.) cornigera planaltica and A. (H.) haarupi the presence of deep excavations on the anterior margin of the epimeral stripes but. unlike these spp.. its anlehumeral stripe is very small. A. (H.) pauloi sp.n. fly over stony mountain streams where their larvae can be found.