Leuctra usdi Grubbs 2010

Grubbs, Scott A., 2015, Leuctra Schusteri, A New Stonefly Species (Plecoptera: Leuctridae) Of The L. Tenuis (Pictet) Group From The Southeastern Usa, Illiesia 11 (12), pp. 147-166: 161-162

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4752768

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8BFBE3F7-E0EF-4EDD-BA82-9EA087F74688

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4758494

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DD8784-FF96-A717-FEA5-5BA165EEF89A

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Leuctra usdi Grubbs 2010
status

 

Leuctra usdi Grubbs 2010  

Leipers Fork Needlefly

http://lsid.speciesfile.org/urn:lsid: Plecoptera   .specie sfile.org:TaxonName:4322

( Figs. 43‒47 View Figs )

Leuctra usdi Grubbs 2010:59   View Cited Treatment . Holotype ♂ ( INHS), spring into Pinewood Branch, Leipers Fork of West Fork Harpeth River , 4 km W Leipers Fork, Williamson County, Tennessee  

Male. The 7th abdominal dorsal process bears three lobes that terminate at the same plane; lateral lobes are small and directly somewhat diagonally; the medial lobe is subtruncate and ca. 4X the width of the lateral lobes ( Fig. 43 View Figs ). The specilla are broadest basally, scarcely recurved and slightly tapered anteriorly, and bear raised tubercles distally along the inner and outer margins ( Figs. 44‒47 View Figs ). The subanal lobes are recurved anteriorly, tapered distally, and ca. 80% the length of the specilla ( Fig. 46 View Figs ).

Material examined. USA, Alabama, Limestone Co., spring into unnamed tributary to Scarce Grease Branch , 2 km SE Lester, 34.9806, -87.1309, 18 February 2008, S.A. Grubbs, 2♂ (Paratypes, WKU) GoogleMaps   . Tennessee, Williamson Co., spring into Pinewood Branch, Leipers Fork , West Fork Harpeth River , 4 km W Leipers Fork, 35.8944, -87.0388, 5 March 2007, S.A. Grubbs, 3♂, 2♀ (Paratypes, WKU); same GoogleMaps   locality but 12 March 2015, S.A. Grubbs, 1♂ ( WKUC)   .

Distribution. USA: AL, TN ( DeWalt et al. 2015).

Remarks. This species is still known only from three small spring runs, two in middle Tennessee and one in northern Alabama ( Grubbs 2010).

WKU

Western Kentucky University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Plecoptera

Family

Leuctridae

Genus

Leuctra

Loc

Leuctra usdi Grubbs 2010

Grubbs, Scott A. 2015
2015
Loc

Leuctra usdi

Grubbs, S. A. 2010: 59
2010