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Published: 2019-07-15

Trichoptera of the Biosphere Reserve Montes Azules, Chiapas, Mexico

Departamento de Zoología, Instituto de Biología, UNAM. AP 70-153, Ciudad Universitaria, 3erCto. Exterior S/N. México 04510 D. F.
141 Preamble Dr. Marlton, N.J. 08053
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Trichoptera

Abstract

The Trichoptera fauna of Río Lacantún, Río Tzendales, and Arroyo José in the Biosphere Reserve Montes Azules, Chiapas, México, was surveyed from August 2012 to April 2015. In this study 70 species were recorded in the area, 20 were new records for the State of Chiapas. The new records included in this study are: Synoestropsis punctipennis Ulmer, 1905;  Plectropsyche hoogstraali Ross, 1947  (Hydropsychidae); Protoptila cristula Holzenthal & Blahnik, 2006;  Protoptila mayana Flint, 1974 (Glossosomatidae); Oxyethira janella Denning, 1948; Mayatrichia ayama Mosely, 1937; Neotrichia jarochita Bueno, 1999;  Neotrichia minutisimella (Chambers, 1873); Hydroptila furtiva Bueno, 1984; Ochrotrichia involuta Bueno & Holzenthal, 2004; Ochrotrichia stylata (Ross, 1938); Ochrotrichia tarsalis (Hagen, 1861) (Hydroptilidae);  Nectopsyche punctata (Ulmer, 1905);  Oecetis metlacensis Bueno, 1981; Oecetis angularis Blahnik & Holzenthal, 2014 (Leptoceridae) ; Chimarra (Ch.) colmillo Blahnik & Holzenthal, 1992 (Philopotamidae); Cernotina zanclana Ross, 1951;  Polyplectropus kylistos Chamorro & Holzenthal, 2010;  Polyplectropus oaxaquensis Bueno, 1990 (Polycentropodidae); and Marilia crea Mosely, 1949 (Odontoceridae). Among the specimens collected in the area, the dominant species was Smicridea lobata (Ulmer, 1909), whereas the rare species was Neotrichia minutisimella (Chambers, 1873).