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Published: 2019-07-15

A new species of genus Lepidostoma Rambur (Trichoptera: Lepidostomatidae) from India

Department of Zoology, School of Biosciences and Biotechnology, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri (Jammu & Kashmir) India-185234
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, West Bengal, India-700053
Trichoptera

Abstract

A new species of Lepidostoma Rambur is described and illustrated from the Indian Himalayas, namely Lepidostoma kjeri sp. nov under Lepidostoma ferox branch. Lepidostoma meghalayense Saini and Parey, 2011 is synonymized with Lepidostoma brueckmanni (Malicky & Chantramongkol 1994). With these changes, the genus Lepidostoma Rambur is now represented by 50 species from India.