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Trichoptera: Limnephilidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Homophylax flavipennis

Banks 1900
Updated 12 Nov 2012
TSN 116287

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Banks, N. 1900. New genera and species of Nearctic neuropteroid insects. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26:239-260.
     Banks describes the genus Homophylax and the type species Homophylax flavipennis in this paper from specimens collected in Colorado.

Denning, D. G. 1964 The genus Homophylax (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 57:253-260.
     Abstract: The 8 known species of Homophylax Banks, 1900, occur in montane regions of western North America, from Alaska to California and New Mexico. The genus is characterized, and the species are keyed, described, and illustrated. New species are: H. acutus (Idaho), insulas (California), rentzi (California), and adriana (New Mexico)

Herrmann,SJ; Ruiter,DE and Unzicker,JD 1986 Distribution and records of Colorado Trichoptera. Southwestern Naturalist 31 4, 421-457.
     The authors show this species present in Gunnison County.

Brown,WS 2005 Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA