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Review of the Cincticostella insolta (Allen, 1971) complex (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae), with description of three new species from northern India and Nepal

National Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bohdan Khmelnitsky str., 15, 01601 Kyiv, Ukraine.
Department of Zoology, The Madura College (Autonomous), Madurai-625 011, Tamil Nadu, India.
Zoological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, Santhome High Road, Chennai-600 028, India.
Flat 3, Gokulam Apartments, No.7, Gokulam Colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-600 033, India.
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhavan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700 053, West Bengal, India.
Department of Hydrobiology, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1/12, 119234 Moscow, Russian Federation.
Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh-791 113, India.
Division of Science, Indiana University Purdue University Columbus, Columbus, Indiana, 47203, USA.
Ephemeroptera new species new records Oriental and Palearctic regions Ephemerellinae Ephemerelloidea Pannota


The Cincticostella insolta complex (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) is reviewed based on new and historic material, as well as new field observations. Three new species are described viz., C. richardi Martynov & Palatov, sp. nov. and C. ranga Selvakumar & Subramanian, sp. nov. from India, and C. sivaramakrishnani Martynov & Palatov, sp. nov. from Nepal. A correction of the original description and some additional distinguishing features are given for C. braaschi Jacobus & McCafferty, 2008. Cincticostella insolta (Allen, 1971), C. braaschi and C. bifurcata Xie, Jia, Chen, Jacobus & Zhou, 2009 are recorded from the Indian subregion for the first time. Summaries of known distribution data and habitat preferences, as well as larval diagnoses, are presented for all seven species of the complex.



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