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Trichoptera: Limnephilidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Limnephilus abbreviatus

Banks 1908
Updated 20 Nov 2022
TSN 116113

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Balik,JA; Leitz,C; Washko,SE; Cleveland,B; Krejsa,DM; Perchik,ME; Stogsdill,A; Vlah,M; Demi,LM; Greig,HS and Shepard,ID 2022 Species-specific traits predict whole-assemblage detritus processing by pond invertebrates. Oecologia, 199(4), pp.951-963.

Banks N. 1908 Neuropteroid insects - notes and descriptions. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 34:255-267. PDF

Finn,DS and Poff,NL 2008 Emergence and flight activity of alpine stream insects in two years with contrasting winter snowpack. Artic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 40(4)638-646. PDF

Herrmann,SJ; Ruiter,DE and Unzicker,JD 1986 Distribution and records of Colorado Trichoptera. Southwestern Naturalist 31 4, 421-457. Abstract and first page
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"Drainages: Arkansas, Colorado, Gunnison, North Platte, South Platte.
Habitat: ponds, lakes, streams, seeps.
Altitudinal range: 1911 to 3356 meters.
Adult Collection Dates: 11 July to 10 September.
Commentary: Ross and Merkley (1952) reported this limnephilid as occurring only in Colrado and Wyoming"

Ross,HH and Merkley,DR 1952 An annotated key to the nearctic males of Limnephilus (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae). American Midland Naturalist 47:435-455. first page

Ruiter,DE 1995 The adult Limnephilus Leach (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae) of the new world. Vol. 11. Ohio Biological Survey, College of Biological Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 200 pages

Ruse,LP and Herrmann,SJ 2000 Plecoptera and Trichoptera species distribution related to environmental characteristics of the metal-polluted Arkansas River, Colorado. Western North American Naturalist 60 (1) 57-65. PDF

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Brown, WS 2011 Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA