The genus costatrichia mosely in Costa Rica, with a review of the neotropical species (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae)

Ralph W. Holzenthal, Steven C. Harris

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Abstract

Three new species of Costatrichia (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) are described from Costa Rica, C. carara, C. flinti, and C. zopilote, and one from Venezuela, C. cressae. The subspecies Costatrichia tripartita venezuelensis from Venezuela is elevated to species status and newly recorded from Costa Rica. Illustrations and a key to males of the 12 known species in the genus are provided. The females of C. carara, C. simplex, C. tripartita, and C. zopilote are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)540-568
Number of pages29
JournalProceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Volume101
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 1999

Keywords

  • Costa Rica
  • Key
  • Microcaddisflies
  • Neotropics
  • Taxonomy
  • Trichoptera
  • Venezuela

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