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Published: 2020-01-29

First discovery of Leuctra fusca tergostyla Wu, 1973 in Sichuan Province of China and notes on its taxonomic status, with new illustrations for Rhopalopsole sinensis Yang & Yang, 1993 (Plecoptera: Leuctridae)

School of Grain Science and Technology, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212004, China.
Plecoptera Leuctridae Leuctra tergostyla Rhopalopsole sinensis China

Abstract

The only known member of genus Leuctra Stephens, 1836 from China, L. fusca tergostyla Wu, 1973 is discovered in Sichuan Province of southwestern China for the first time. New illustrations of this subspecies are provided for identification. The taxonomic status of L. f. tergostyla is discussed. Another species of Leuctridae, Rhopalopsole sinensis Yang & Yang, 1993 is studied herein and supplemented with new illustrations. The female of R. sinensis is illustrated for the first time.

 

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