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Capnia pedestris Kimmins 1947

Description

Capnia pedestris Kimmins, 1947

Capnia pedestris Kimmins, 1947. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(13): 731. Type locality: Tibet (Rongbuk Glacier, Everest base camp).

Diagnosis. Males of this species are defined by tergum 9 having two sclerotized humps posteriorly and the epiproct being blade–shaped in lateral view. Females of this species are defined by sternum 8 with a median membranous area flanked by two dark brown patches on each side (Fig. 7 in Kimmins 1947; Figs. 596 598 in Zhiltzova 2003).

Distribution. China; Afghanistan; Pakistan.

Notes

Published as part of Li, Weihai & Yang, Ding, 2009, Synopsis of the genus Capnia (Plecoptera: Capniidae) from China, pp. 47-52 in Zootaxa 2112 on page 48, DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.187897

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Additional details

Biodiversity

Family
Capniidae
Genus
Capnia
Kingdom
Animalia
Order
Plecoptera
Phylum
Arthropoda
Scientific name authorship
Kimmins
Species
pedestris
Taxon rank
species
Taxonomic concept label
Capnia pedestris Kimmins, 1947 sec. Li & Yang, 2009

References

  • Kimmins, D. E. (1947) New species of Himalayan Plecoptera, The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 11, 13, 721 - 740.
  • Zhiltzova, L. A. (2003) Fauna of Russia and neighbouring countries. Insecta Plecoptera, Volume I, issue 1, 1 - 537. St. Petersburg, Nauka.