Cheumatopsyche gelita Denning 1952

Razo-González, María, 2018, Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) from Santa Catarina Lachatao, Oaxaca, México: New species, new geographical records, and checklist, Zootaxa 4388 (1) : -

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Cheumatopsyche gelita Denning 1952


Cheumatopsyche gelita Denning 1952

Previous distribution. México (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Durango, Estado de México, Jalisco) , USA.

Material examined. MÉXICO: Oaxaca, Santa Catarina Lachatao , El Arco, 17°15’56”N, 96°29’28”W GoogleMaps , 1934 m asl, 23.v.2013, light trap, V.S. Jiménez-Hernández, J.A. Casasola-González & M. Razo-González, 1 male (alcohol); Puente de los Trabajos, 17°15’11”N, 96°29’27”W, 1985 m asl, 24.v.2013, light trap, V.S. Jiménez- Hernández, M.E. López-Martínez, E. Ruiz-Jiménez, J.A. Casasola-González & M. Razo-González, 2 males (alcohol); same data except 31.vii.2014, light trap, V.S. Jiménez-Hernández, J.A. Casasola-González & M. Razo- González, 3 males (alcohol). GoogleMaps

Remarks. This species have been recorded previously in the northern and central states of México. In addition to the fact that the genus is recorded for the first time in Oaxaca, its distributional range expands two degrees to the South and four degrees to the East.