Caribbean Insects
Taxonomic Literature

Trichoptera (Caddisflies)

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(1.57 MB) Botosaneanu, L. 1995. Caddisflies (Trichoptera) from the Dominican Republic (West Indies). I. The Hydroptilidae. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg. Entomol. 65: 21-33.

(2.01 MB) ____. 1996. Caddis flies (Trichoptera) from the Dominican Republic (West Indies). II. All families except Hydrop tilidae; with general observations for Hispaniola. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg. Entomol. 66: 5-26.

Banks, N.

1924. Descriptions of new neuropteroid insects. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 65: 421-455.

1938. New West Indian neuropteroid insects. Rev. Ent. 9: 285-304.

1941. New neuropteroid insects from the Antilles. Mem. Soc. Cubana Hist. Nat. 15: 385-402.

Betten, C. B. & M. E. Mosely.

1940. The Francis Walker types of Trichoptera in the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History), London. 248 pp.

Blahnik, R. J.

1996. The Systematics and Biogeography of the Genus Chimarra Subgenus Chimarra Stephens for the Neotropics (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae). Ph. D. Thesis, University of Minnesota. 690 p. [No publicado]

1997. Systematics of Chimarrita, a new subgenus of Chimarra (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae). Syst. Entomol. 22(3): 199-243.

Botosaneanu, L.

1980. Trichoptères adultes de Cuba collectés par les zoologistes cubains (Trichoptera). Mitt. Munch. Entomol. Ges. 69: 91-116. [Incluye nuevos records para la Hispaniola]

1991. Amsterdam expeditions to the West Indian islands, report 71. Trichopteres d'Haiti. Bull. Inst. R. Soc. Nat. Belg. Entomol. 61: 113-134.

1991. Remarkable double androconial systems in some West Indian Trichoptera. Entomol. Bericht. 51(5): 64-68.

1994. Possible sympatric speciation in some West Indian caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera). In: M. Coomans-Eustatia, R. Moolenbeek, W. Los and P. Prins, Eds., The Shell and its Echo, pp. 78-81. Stichting Libri Antilliani, Zoologisch Museum, Amsterdam.

1995. Caddisflies (Trichoptera) from the Dominican Republic (West Indies). I. The Hydroptilidae. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg. Entomol. 65: 21-33.

1996. Caddis flies (Trichoptera) from the Dominican Republic (West Indies). II. All families except Hydroptilidae; with general observations for Hispaniola. Bull. Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg. Entomol. 66: 5-26.

1997. Possible sympatric speciation in Hydroptilidae. In: R. W. Holzenthal and O. S. Flint, Jr., Eds., Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Trichoptera, pp. 43-48. Ohio Biological Survey.

Botosaneanu, L. & H. R. Bolland.

1997. A mite (Acari: Erythraeidae) as unusual parasite on an adult caddisfly (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) from the Dominican Republic (West Indies). Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 73: 71-76.

Botosaneanu, L. & O. S. Flint, Jr.

1991. Some Helicopsyche von Siebold species from Cuba and Hispaniola with conspicuous androconial systems (Insecta: Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 93(1): 176-185.

1991. Contribution to the study of the genus Helicopsyche (Trichoptera) from Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam 12(14): 197-219.

Cicero, J.

1995. Trichoptera de la Hispaniola. Naturalista Postal 13/95.

Flint, O. S., Jr.

1962. Antillean species of Hydropsyche (Trichoptera). Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 57(1): 22-27.

1963. The species of Limnephilus from Central America and Haiti (Trichoptera: Limnephidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 65(3): 211-213.

1967. Studies of Neotropical caddis flies, V. Types of the species described by Banks and Hagen. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 123(3619): 1-37.

1968. New species of Trichoptera from the Antilles. Florida Entomologist 51(3): 151-153.

1970. Studies of Neotropical caddisflies, X: Leucotrichia and related genera from North and Central America (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 60: 1-64.

1974. Studies of Neotropical caddisflies. XVIII. New species of Rhyacophilidae and Glossosomatidae (Trichoptera). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 169: 1-30.

1976. The Greater Antillean species of Polycentropus (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 89(17): 233-246.

1977. Probable origins of the West Indian Trichoptera and Odonata faunas. In: M. I. Chrichton, Ed., Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Trichoptera, pp. 215-223. Junk, The Hague.

1992. New species of caddisflies from Puerto Rico (Trichoptera). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 94(3): 379­389. [Primer record de Nectopsyche cubana para República Dominicana]

1998. Studies of Neotropical caddisflies, LIII: A taxonomic revision of the subgenus Curgia of the genus Chimarra (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 594: 1-130.

Flint, O. S., Jr. & J. Bueno-Soria.

1987. Studies of Neotropical caddisflies, XXXVII: The genus Calosopsyche in Central America, with descriptions of its immature stages (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae). In: M. Bornaud and H. Tachet, Eds.

Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Trichoptera, 29-37. Dr. W. Junk, Dordrecht.

1998. Studies of Neotropical caddisflies LVI: Descriptions of five new species of the genus Metrichia Ross (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) from Pakitza, Peru, with a checklist and bibliography of the described species of the genus. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 100(3): 489-496.

Flint, O. S., Jr. & D. E. Perez-Gelabert.

1999. Checklist of the caddisflies (Trichoptera) of Hispaniola. Novit. Caribaea 1: 33-46.

Flint, O. S., Jr., R. W. Holzenthal & S. C. Harris.

1999. Catalog of the Neotropical caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera). A Special Publication of the Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, Ohio. 239 pp.

Hamilton, S. W.

1988. Historical biogeography of two groups of Caribbean Polycentropus (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae). In: J. K. Liebherr, Ed., Zoogeography of Caribbean Insects, pp. 153-182. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.

Johanson, K. A.

1998. Phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of the family Helicopsychidae (Insecta: Trichoptera). Entomol. Scand. Suppl. 53: 1-172.

Johanson, K. A. & W. Wichard.

1996. Caddisflies of Dominican amber X. Fossil species of Helicopsychidae (Trichoptera). Mitt. Geol. -Palaont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg 79: 195-209.

Ross, H. H. & E. W. King.

1952. Biogeographic and taxonomic studies in Atopsyche (Trichoptera, Rhyacophilidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 45(2): 177-204.

Ross, H. H. & B. B. Palmer.

1946. Hydropsyche antilles, an unusual Trichoptera from Santo Domingo. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 48(7): 182-184.

Ross, H. H. & J. D. Unzicker.

1977. The relationships of the genera of American Hydropsychinae as indicated by phallic structures (Trichoptera, Hydropsychidae). J. Georgia Entomol. Soc. 12(4): 298-312.

Walker, F.

1860. Characters of undescribed Neuroptera in the collection of W. W. Saunders, Esq., F. R. S., etc. Trans. Entomol. Soc. London, (s. 2), 5: 176-199.

Wells, A. & W. Wichard.

1989. Caddisflies of Dominican amber. 6. Hydroptilidae (Trichoptera). Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ. 24(1): 41-51.

Wichard, W.

1981. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernstein. I. Ochrotrichia doehleri sp. n. (Trichoptera: Hydroptylidae). Mitt. Münch. Entomol. Ges. 71: 161­162.

1983. Fossil caddisflies in fossil resins. In: J. C. Morse, Ed., Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Trichoptera, pp. 441-444. Dr. W. Junk, The Hague.

1983. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. II. Fossile arten der gattung Chimarra (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae). Mitt. Münch. Entomol. Ges. 72: 137-145.

1983. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. III. Chimarra succini n. sp. (Stuttgarter Bernsteinsammlung Trichoptera, Philopotamidae). Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk. (B) 95: 1-8.

1985. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. IV. Antillopsyche oliveri spec. nov. (Trichoptera, Polycentropodidae). Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ. 20(2): 117-124.

1986. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. V. Palaeohydropsyche fossilis gen. n. sp.

n. (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae). Stud. Neotrop.Fauna Environ. 21(3): 189-195.

1987. Caribbean amber caddisflies - biogeographical aspects. In: M. Bornaud & H. Tachet, Eds.,

Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Trichoptera, pp. 67-69. Junk, The Hague.

1989. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. VII. Fossile arten der gattung Cubanoptila Sykora, 1973. Mitt. Munch. Entomol. Ges. 79: 91-100.

1995. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. VIII. Cubanoptila grimaldii n. sp., eine weitere fossile art der Glossosomatidae (Insecta, Trichoptera). Mitt. Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg 78: 159-165.

1995. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. IX. Fossile Leptoceridae der gattung Setodes Rambur, 1842 (Insecta, Trichoptera). Mitt. Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg 78: 167-177.

2000. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen bernsteins. XI. Ochrotrichia aliciae n. sp. eine neue fossile Hydroptilidae (Insecta, Trichoptera). Mitt. Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg 84: 241-246.

Wichard, W. & W. Weischat.

1996. Wasserinsekten im bernstein - eine paläobiologische studie. Entomol. Mitteil. Loebbecke Mus. Aquazoo Beih. 4: 1-122.