The snail-case caddisfly subgenus Helicopsyche (Feropsyche) in Costa Rica, with the description of 3 new species (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae)

Kjell Arne Johanson, Ralph W. Holzenthal

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Abstract

Thirteen species of Helicopsyche, subgenus Feropsyche (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae) are recorded from Costa Rica, including 3 new species: H. alajuela, n. sp., H. dorsocurvata, n. sp., and H. golfitoensis, n. sp., as well as 10 previously described species: H. borealis (Hagen), H. chiriquensis Johanson & Malm, H. dampfi Ross, H. incisa Ross, H. lewalleniDenning & Blickle, H. mexicana Banks, H. rentzi Denning & Blickle, H. selanderi Ross, H. truncata Ross, and H. vergelana Ross. The male genitalia of the new species are illustrated and distribution maps are provided for all species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-47
Number of pages11
JournalZootaxa
Issue number2689
StatePublished - Nov 26 2010

Keywords

  • Costa Rica
  • Feropsyche
  • Helicopsyche
  • Helicopsychidae
  • New species
  • New species records
  • Trichoptera

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