The new sp. is described and illustrated from 15 6 and I 9 (holotype 6: Fazenda Rancho Grande, 62 km SW of Arquimedes, 10°50’S, 63°07’W, alt, 187 m, deposited at MNRJ, Rio de Janeiro; allotype 9; ponds near Fernandez Trail. Linea C-16, alt. 500 ft, 1 km N of Cacaulandia on B-65, deposited at FSCA, Gainesville/FL). It is compared with L. spatula Fr. and L. paulistus Calv. SEM of caudal appendages and penis are provided.