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New species and new records of Hydropsychinae (Insecta: Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from India

Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, Kolkata, (W.B.), India-700053
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, Kolkata, (W.B.), India-700053
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, Kolkata, (W.B.), India-700053
Trichoptera caddisfly Himalaya taxonomy male genitalia systematics Oriental Region


Two new species of genus Hydromanicus Brauer 1865 are described and illustrated: Hydromanicus religiosus sp. nov. and Hydromanicus sikkimensis sp. nov. (both from Sikkim). Potamyia phaidra Malicky & Chantaramongkol 1997 (from Meghalaya) and Cheumatopsyche chrysothemis Malicky & Chantaramongkol 1997 and Hydromanicus inferior Chantaramongkol & Malicky 1995 (both from West Bengal) are also reported for the first time from India. Further, the species Potamyia trenhona Oláh & Barnard 2006 (in Oláh et al. 2006) is considered a synonym of P. phaidra based on the similarity in wing venation, male genitalic appendages, and phallic structure.



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