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A phylogenetic review of the species groups of Phylocentropus Banks (Trichoptera: Dipseudopsidae)

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Trichoptera Dipseudopsidae Phylocentropus amber systematics phylogeny biogeography Cretaceous Eocene


A phylogenetic review of the three species groups of the caddisfly genus Phylocentropus Banks, proposed by Ross (1965), is provided. The Phylocentropus auriceps Species Group contains 9 species: †P. antiquus, P. auriceps, P. cretaceous,P. gelhausi,P. ligulatus, P. simplex,P. spiniger, P. succinolebanensis, and P. swolenskyi,; the P. placidus Species Group, 4 species: P. carolinus, P. harrisi, P. lucidus, and P. placidus; and the P. orientalis Species Group, 7 species: P. anas, P. narumonae, P. ngoclinh, P. orientalis, P. shigae, P. tohoku, and P. vietnamellus. A hypothetical phylogenetic tree of the genus is presented along with its historic biogeography.


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