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Trichoptera: Lepidostomatidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Lepidostoma unicolor

(Banks, 1911)
Updated 18 Aug 2010
TSN 116821

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Lepidostoma Introduction

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Photos, Map, Museum specimens, DNA - Barcodinglife.org

University of Alberta Entomology Collection Species page
     Has illustration of male genitalia, description, habitat information, range and more.


Anderson,NH; Sedell,JR Roberts,LM and Triska,FJ 1978 The role of aquatic invertebrates in processing of wood debris in coniferous forest streams. American Midland Naturalist 100(1) 64-82. Abstract and first page.

Banks,N 1911 Descriptions of new species of North American Neuropterid Insects. Transactions of American Entomological Society 37, 335-360.
     Described as Mormomyia unicolor.

Grafius,E and Anderson,NH 1980Populations dynamics and role of two species of Lepidostoma (Trichoptera: Lepidostomatidae) in an Oregon coniferous forest stream. Ecology 61(4) 808-816. Abstract and first page

Ruesink,JL and Srivastava,DS 2001 Numerical and per capita responses to species loss: mechanisms maintaining ecosystem function in a community of stream insect detritivores. Oikos 93(2)221-234. Abstract

Weaver III, JS. 1983 The evolution and classification of Trichoptera, with a revision of the Lepidostomatidae and a North American synopsis of this family. Ph.D. dissertation, Clemson Univ. Clemson, South Carolina 411 pages.

Weaver,JS 1988 A synopsis of the North American Lepidostomatidae (Trichoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 24, 2.

Brown, Wendy S. 2005 Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA