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Published: 2016-08-09
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The caddisfly fauna of a small spring brook in the Jimoto-yusui, Niigata, central Japan

3-16-15, Midorigaoka, Ninomiya-machi, Naka-gun, Kanagawa, 259-0132, JAPAN
Ibaratomiyo & Mizubasho no Kai, 55, Tomioka, Tainai-shi, Niigata 959-2608, JAPAN
Ibaratomiyo & Mizubasho no Kai, 55, Tomioka, Tainai-shi, Niigata 959-2608, JAPAN
Trichoptera Malaise trap new species description


Adult caddisflies were collected from a small spring brook in the Jimoto-yusui by a Malaise trap from 28 March 2011 to 1 April 2012. A total of 684 specimens belonging to 14 species, 12 genera and 11 families were identified, including one new species for science. The most common species was Lepidostoma kanbaranum (Kobayashi 1968) (48%), followed by Oecetis nigropunctata Ulmer 1908 (16%) and Phylocentropus shigae Tsuda 1942 (13%). We here describe a new species, Plectrocnemia chirotheca, and redescribe Phylocentropus shigae.


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