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Ollieopteryx, a new genus of caddisflies from Madagascar (Trichoptera: Dipseudopsidae)

USDA, 230-59 International Airport Cen. Blvd., Bldg. C, Suite 100, Rm 109, Jamaica, New York, 11431, USA.
CBGP, IRD, CIRAD, INRA, Montpellier SupAgro, Univ. Montpellier, Montpellier, France.
National Museum, Department of Entomology, Cirkusová 1740, CZ-19300 Praha 9, Czech Republic.
Tarján u. 28, H‑4032 Debrecen, Hungary.
Trichoptera Afrotropical region Gondwana Holarctic systematics phylogenetics biogeography


New taxa of Dipseudopsidae from Madagascar are described, including a new genus, Ollieopteryx, and three new species, Ollieopteryx fianarana, O. inopinata, and O. dakshan. The hypothetical phylogenetic tree of the Dipseudopsidae (Weaver & Malicky 1994) is revised to include Ollieopteryx, an isolated relic. Scenarios on the historical biogeography of the family are hypothesized.



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