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Redescription of Rhopalopsole hamata Yang & Yang, 1995 (Plecoptera: Leuctridae) based on the male, female, and nymph, with notes on the R. dentata group from China



The male, female, and nymph of the leuctrid Rhopalopsole hamata Yang & Yang, 1995, originally known from Zhejiang, an eastern coastal province of China, are redescribed and illustrated. This new material is from Jiangsu, an eastern-central coastal province of China. Brief biological data is also provided for this species. In addition, a species checklist of the Rhopalopsole dentata group from China is provided. The type localities of these group are mainly in the coastal areas of southeastern China.



Plecoptera, Rhopalopsole, redescription, China

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