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Order Trichoptera Kirby, 1813 (Insecta), Caddisflies*
The taxonomy, diversity, and distribution of the aquatic insect order Trichoptera, caddisflies, are reviewed. The order is among the most important and diverse of all aquatic taxa. Larvae are vitalExpand
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Phylogeny of Trichoptera (caddisflies): characterization of signal and noise within multiple datasets.
Trichoptera are holometabolous insects with aquatic larvae that, together with the Lepidoptera, make up the Amphiesmenoptera. Despite extensive previous morphological work, little phylogeneticExpand
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Phylogeny of caddisflies (Insecta, Trichoptera)
Trichoptera are holometabolous insects with aquatic larvae that, together with the Lepidoptera, comprise the Amphiesmenoptera. Previous phylogenetic hypotheses and progress on our ongoing dataExpand
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DNA barcode data confirm new species and reveal cryptic diversity in Chilean Smicridea (Smicridea) (Trichoptera:Hydropsychidae)
Abstract Mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid (mtDNA) sequence data have been both heralded and scrutinized for their ability or lack thereof to discriminate among species for identification (DNAExpand
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Systematics of Chimarrita, a new subgenus of Chimarra (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae)
The subgenus Chimarrita of the genus Chimarra is erected to include three described species, formerly placed in the subgenus Chimarra, and fifteen new species, all with distributions in the GreaterExpand
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Alterosa, a new caddisfly genus from Brazil (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae)
The subgenera of Dolophilodes (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae), as recognized by Ross (1956), are reconsidered. Sortosa Navas 1918, Thylakion Barnard 1934, Fumonta Ross 1956, and Sisko Ross 1956 areExpand
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Checklist of the Trichoptera (Insecta) of Brazil I
We present here a list of Trichoptera species recorded in the literature from Brazil as of September 2003. The total number of species recorded for Brazil is 378. The most diverse family isExpand
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Host phylogeny and specialisation in parasitoids.
The host range of insect parasitoids and herbivores is influenced by both preference-related traits which mediate host choice behaviour, and performance-related traits which mediate the physiologicalExpand
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New Species of Smicridea (Subgenus Smicridea) from Costa Rica, with a Revision of the Fasciatella Complex (Trichoptera:Hydropsychidae)
  • R. Blahnik
  • Biology
  • Journal of the North American Benthological…
  • 1 March 1995
Six new species of Smicridea subgenus Smicridea from Central and South America are described: S. aries n. sp., S. gomezi n. sp., and S. gomphotheria n. sp. in the nigripennis group; and S. gemina n.Expand
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