Species of the genus Ecnomus (Trichoptera: Ecnomidae) from the People's Republic of China

  • Li Y
  • Morse J
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Abstract

Twenty-two species of the genus Ecnomus McLachlan (Ecnomidae: Trichoptera) from the People's Republic of China are described or re-described, among which eighteen species are new to science. One additional species is considered a nomen dubium. A phylogeny of these 22 species is inferred from the adult male characters, using PAUP. Four monophyletic species groups are recognized within the genus. A phylogeny of the genera in the whole family is also inferred with PAUP from information in all life stages. Ecnomus and Psychomyiellodes Mosely are sister lineages. Their sister lineage is((Austrotinodea + Ecnomina) + Parecnomina) + Parecnomina resima. A new genus probably is needed for Parecnomina resima Morse.

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  • PUI: 127445562
  • SGR: 0345908335
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0345908335
  • ISSN: 0002-8320

Authors

  • Youwen Joe Li

  • John C. Morse

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