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New species of Cheumatopsyche Trichoptera Hydropsychidae from North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Geraci, C., J.; Morse, J., C.

Pan Pacific Entomologist 84(1): 1-8


ISSN/ISBN: 0031-0603
DOI: 10.3956/2006-28.1
Accession: 032537822

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Sulawesi Island has a high density of endemic animal species, including insects in the order Trichoptera. We describe the males of four new species of Cheumatopsyche (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) from North Sulawesi (Provinsi Sulawesi Utara), and provide a checklist of the Cheumatopsyche species from the Indonesian archipelago. Describing the aquatic insect fauna is an important step toward establishing biomonitoring protocols in Indonesia, which is experiencing rapid development and water pollution problems.

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