Description of three new species of Neoperla (Plecoptera: Perlidae) and a historical review of tropical Southeast Asian Perlidae

Thi Kim Thu Cao, Soon Ah Ham, Yeon Jae Bae

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Abstract

The stonefly family Perlidae has successfully invaded tropical Southeast Asian streams. In this paper, three new species of Neoperla Needham, N. sungi, sp. nov., N. tamdao, sp. nov., and N. yentu, sp. nov., are described from tropical Vietnam with line drawings of key characters. A brief historical review of investigations and trends in tropical Southeast Asian Perlidae diversity, including a species checklist, is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-54
Number of pages14
JournalZootaxa
Issue number1453
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Apr 23
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Description
  • Historical review
  • Neoperla sungi
  • Neoperla tamdao
  • Neoperla yentu
  • New species
  • Perlidae
  • Plecoptera
  • Tropical Southeast Asia
  • Vietnam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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