Volume : V, Issue : IV, April - 2015

An Updated Checklist and Distribution of Plenitentoria Group of Caddisflies (Trichoptera: Integripalpia) from India

Sajad Hussain Parey

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One hundred and eighty two species representing 8 families and 21 genera of Plenitentoria group of caddisflies are enlisted from India. An updated checklist of all species along with distribution (old as well as new distribution) is also given. The new distribution is based on the collection from different localities of India which include the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh,Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Darjeeling (West Bengal) and some parts of Assam and the old distribution is based on the data collected from different research papers. Families having the greatest species richness are Lepidostomatidae (61 spp.), Limnephilidae (39 spp.), Goeridae (30 spp.), Apataniidae (24), Brachycentridae (12 spp.), Phryganeidae (10 spp.), Uenoidae (5 spp.) and Phryganopsychidae (1 sp.).The samples collected during 2008–2014 are lying in the laboratory of Pollination Management Research Centre, Sher e Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology and in the Entomological laboratory of Asian Institution Punjabi University Patiala. 

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Sajad Hussain Parey An Updated Checklist and Distribution of Plenitentoria Group of Caddisflies (Trichoptera: Integripalpia) from India Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 4 April 2015


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