Resumen

We present the first record of Maxillaria aureoglobula from Brazil, found at Mato Grosso State, in Southern Amazon. A description, illustration, photos and comments about the species are provided. 

Palabras clave: Brazil, Maxillariinae, Mormolyca, Neotropics, Teles Pires river / Brasil, neotrópico, rio Teles Pires