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Title: Two new species of Chloroperlidae (Plecoptera) from California

Author: Baumann, R. W.; Bottorff, R. L.;

Date: 1997

Source: Great Basin Naturalist 57(4): 343-347.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Abstract - Suwallia sierra and Sweltsa pisteri are described as new species in the family Chloroperlidae from California, USA. Illustrations of the male terminalia of both species and the female and egg of S. sierra are presented. In addition, detailed figures of the epiproct of 2 similar species, Sweltsa townesi and Sweltsa resima, are included. Diagnoses are provided comparing the new taxa with related species. Observations indicate that S. sierra may below to the same clade as the genus Neaviperla.

Keywords: PSW4351, Caspar Creek, stoneflies, Plecoptera, Suwallia, Sweltsa, Chloroperlidae, California

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Baumann, R. W.; Bottorff, R. L. 1997. Two new species of Chloroperlidae (Plecoptera) from California. Great Basin Naturalist 57(4): 343-347.


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