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Agapetus denningi Ross, 1951

Denning’s agapetus caddisfly

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1951 or earlier

 

This species has not been recorded since at least 1951 despite several searches.

 

Distribution

Oregon, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the type series collected in 1951 or earlier, the exact date is uncertain as (Denning, 1951) did not specify when the specimens were collected (Anderson, 1976).

 

Type locality: Oregon, Jackson County, Rogue River National Forest.

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Ross, H. H. (1951). Phylogeny and biogeography of the caddisflies of the genera Agapetus and Electragapetus (Trichoptera; Rhyacophilidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Science 41: 347-356.

 

Other references:

Anderson, N. H. (1976). The Distribution and Biology of the Oregon Trichoptera. Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon, Technical Bulletin No. 134, 152 pp.

NatureServe. (2008). “Agapetus denningi.” NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Feb. 2008. Version 7.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. 10 May 2012 .

https://www.xerces.org/caddisfly-agapetus-denningi/

 

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