Agapetus denningi Ross, 1951
Denning’s agapetus caddisfly
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: 1951 or earlier
This species has not been recorded since at least 1951 despite several searches.
Biology & Ecology
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.
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.
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 .