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Published: 2022-09-19
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Two new synonyms of Rhopalopsole basinigra Yang & Yang, 1995 (Plecoptera: Leuctridae) with taxonomic notes on Rhopalopsole tianmuana Sivec & Harper, 2008

Jinhua Polytechnic, Jinhua, Zhejiang 321007,China.
Jinhua Polytechnic, Jinhua, Zhejiang 321007,China.
Xinzheng Financial Media Center, Henan 451100, China
Department of Plant Protection, Henan Engineering Research Center of Biological Pesticide & Fertilizer Development and Synergistic Application, Xinxiang, Henan 453003, China.
Plecoptera China Rhopalopsole new synonym Leuctridae


We present detailed evidence that Rhopalopsole trichotoma Yang & Du, 2021 and R. wulingensis Sivec & Shimizu, 2008, are junior synonyms of R. basinigra Yang & Yang, 1995 via a comparative morphological evaluation. We also present a comparison for R. basiningra from Guizhou Province, southwestern China, to understand the reliable characters of this species. New color images of male characters of R. tianmuana with some variations are provided.



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