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Published: 2019-07-15

The genus Kisaura (Philopotamidae) in Shikoku, western Japan, with descriptions of three new species

Kasuga-chô 4-2-15-107, Chitose, Hokkaidô 066-0065, Japan
Trichoptera

Abstract

Kisaura collections from Shikoku, western Japan were examined and 8 species including 3 new species were recognized: K. ashizuriensis sp. nov., K. curvispina sp. nov. K. brevis sp. nov. K. kisoensis (Tsuda), K. minakawai Arefina, K. tsudai (Botoşǎneanu), K. nozakii (Kuhara) and K. dichotoma Kuhara & Arefina. Males of all 3 new species are described. Kisaura imparis Hur & Morse is synonymized under K. minakawai.