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Published: 2017-03-13

New species and records of Leuctridae (Plecoptera) from Guangxi, China, on the basis of morphological and molecular data, with emphasis on Rhopalopsole

Department of Plant Protection, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang, Henan 453003, China.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 3, Matsuyama, Ehime, 790-8577 Japan. Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Baross u. 13, Budapest, H-1088 Hungary.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 3, Matsuyama, Ehime, 790-8577 Japan.
Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, 2 Yuanmingyuan West Road, Beijing 100193, China.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 3, Matsuyama, Ehime, 790-8577 Japan.
Plecoptera Stoneflies Rhopalopsole Paraleuctra new species female description species groups coxI Oriental Region

Abstract

The species of Leuctridae (Plecoptera) from Guangxi, China are reviewed. Two species of Rhopalopsole are described as new to science, R. cestroidea sp. nov. and R. triangulis sp. nov., belonging to the R. vietnamica group and the R. magnicerca group, respectively. Six species of Leuctridae are now known for Guangxi including two additional species of Rhopalopsole and one Paraleuctra recorded for the first time. The previously unknown female of R. duyuzhoui Sivec & Harper, 2008 is described from specimens from Guangxi. Characters are illustrated for the separation of R. furcospina (Wu, 1973) and R. sinensis Yang & Yang, 1993. Mitochondrial sequences of five Rhopalopsole species support their specific recognition.

 

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How to Cite

LI, W., MURÁNYI, D., GAMBOA, M., YANG, D., & WATANABE, K. (2017). New species and records of Leuctridae (Plecoptera) from Guangxi, China, on the basis of morphological and molecular data, with emphasis on <em>Rhopalopsole</em>. Zootaxa, 4243(1), 165–176. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4243.1.8