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Trichoptera: Limnephilidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Limnephilus sublunatus

Provancher 1877
Updated 17 Apr 2020
TSN 116107

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Balik,JA; Taylor,BW; Washko,SE and Wissinger,SA 2018 High interspecific variation in nutrient excretion within a guild of closely related caddisfly species. Ecosphere, 9(5) p.e02205. PDF

Banks, N. 1943 Notes and descriptions of Nearctic Trichoptera. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 92: 341-369, plates 1-6.

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 is present in Gunnison County. Copied from page 445:
"Drainages: Colorado, Gunnison, North Platte, South Platte.
Habitat: lakes.
Altitudinal range: 2550 to 2896 meters.
Adult Collection Dates: 12 June to 28 August.
Commentary: Nimmo (1971) reported this species inhabiting pools, sloughs and lakes fringed with horse-tails or sedges. "

McCullagh,BS; Wissinger,SA and Marcus,JM 2015 Identifying PCR primers to facilitate molecular phylogenetics in Caddisflies (Trichoptera). Zoological Systematics, 40(4) 459 PDF

Nimmo, A 1971 The adult Rhyacophilidae and Limnephilidae (Trichoptera) of Alberta and eastern British Columbia and their post glacial origin. Quaestiones Entomologicae 73: 3-234.

Provancher,MA 1877 Petite fauna entomologique du Canada. Trichoptères. Naturaliste Canadien 9: 241-244.
     Described as Limnophilus sublunatus.

Brown,WS 2009 Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA