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Published: 2021-10-22

Peregrinations of the caddisfly Limnephilus affinis Curtis 1834 in the summit areas of the French Jura Mountains and Northern Prealps (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae)

Petit-Berne 2, CH-2035 Corcelles, Switzerland.
Amis de la Réserve naturelle du Lac de Remoray, 28 rue de Mouthe, F-25160 Labergement-Sainte-Marie, France.
Rue du Bief 15, F-71460 Cormatin, France.


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How to Cite

REDING, J.-P. G. ., TISSOT, B. ., & CLAUDE, J. . (2021). Peregrinations of the caddisfly <em>Limnephilus</em> <em>affinis</em> Curtis 1834 in the summit areas of the French Jura Mountains and Northern Prealps (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae). Zootaxa, 5057(3), 446–450.