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.



Oregon, USA


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.


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 .


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