Ten new species of caddisflies from north-west mountain ranges of Central Asia are described and illustrated, namely Glossosoma hissarica sp. n., G. shugnanica sp. n., Agapetus nivodacus sp. n.,A. tadzkikorum sp. n. (Glossosomatidae), Stactobia turanica sp. n., S. darvazica sp. n., S. shahdara sp. n., Hydroptila biankii sp. n., H. ziddensis sp. n., Oxyethira pseudofalcata sp. n. (Hydroptilidae). All these species are represented by imagines; immatures are not described yet. Most of them inhabit rather small rivers and sources.
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- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Aquatic Science
- Insect Science