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Published: 2019-07-05
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A new winter stonefly (Plecoptera: Capniidae) from Shaanxi Province of China

School of Grain Science and Technology, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212004, China.
Xingping Plant Protection and Quarantine Station, Shaanxi 713100, China.
Plecoptera Capniidae Capnia s.l. bilobata new species China


A new winter stonefly species of the genus Capnia Pictet, 1841, Capnia s.l. bilobata sp. nov. is described and illustrated from Shaanxi Province of northwestern China. The new species is distinguished from all currently known Capnia s.l. by the male and female genitalic characters. The falciform projection on male tergum 9 and the unique-shaped female subgenital plate separate the new taxon from other congeners.



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