New atanatolica species from Ecuador (Trichoptera, leptoceridae)

Ernesto Rázuri-Gonzales, Ralph W. Holzenthal, Blanca Ríos-Touma

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Abstract

Rázuri-Gonzales et al. Four new species of Atanatolica Mosely are described from Ecuador: A. andina sp. n., A. angulata sp. n., A. curvata sp. n., and A. decouxi sp. n. These species belong to the A. dominicana group and constitute new records of the genus from Chimborazo, Imbabura, and Napo Provinces. Additionally, A. andina sp. n. represents the highest elevation recorded for any species in the genus at 3900 m. Size class data are also presented suggesting continuous larval growth for the probable larva of A. decouxi sp. n., described and illustrated here. A new distribution record is provided for A. manabi from Carchi Province.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)97-114
Number of pages18
JournalZooKeys
Volume2018
Issue number793
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Andes
  • Aquatic insects
  • Grumichellinae
  • Long-horned caddisflies
  • Taxonomy

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    Rázuri-Gonzales, E., Holzenthal, R. W., & Ríos-Touma, B. (2018). New atanatolica species from Ecuador (Trichoptera, leptoceridae). ZooKeys, 2018(793), 97-114. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.793.26712