Polyplectroptus species (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae) from China, with consideration of their phylogeny

Youwen J. Li, John C. Morse


Six species of the genus Polyplectropus are recorded from the People's Republic of China. All the species are new to science. A key to the males is given. The larva of Polyplectropus nanjingensis sp. nov. is illustrated. The phylogenetic relationships among these species and with Polyplectropus species of the New World are discussed.


male genitalia; larva; new species; caddisflies

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