Entomological Review

, 89:815 | Cite as

Larvae of the Palaearctic species of the stonefly genus Megarcys Klapálek (Plecoptera, Perlodidae)

  • V. A. Teslenko


Additional distinguishing characters have been found in nymphs of the stoneflies Megarcys ochracea and M. magnilobus. A previously unknown nymph of M. pseudochracea is described and illustrated. A key to the Palaearctic species is based on differences in the body color pattern, chaetotaxy, and size of the submental, supracoxal, and meso- and metathoracic gills. New data on the biology and distribution of M. ochracea and M. magnilobus are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Teslenko
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  1. 1.Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Far Eastern BranchRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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