Malicky H.1, Melnitsky S.I.2, Ivanov V.D.2 2019. Fauna of caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) of the Phuket Island, Thailand // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.28. No.4: 425–432 [in English].

1 Sonnengasse 13, 3293 Lunz am See, Austria.

2 St.Petersburg State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Entomology, Universitetskaya nab. 7/9, St.Petersburg 199034, Russia. E-mail: ,

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.28.4.11

ABSTRACT. The list of the caddisfly species found in Phuket Island has 36 recently recorded species and comprises 47 species. Two new species from the family Hydroptilidae, Orthotrichia tonsai, sp.n. and Psychomyiidae, Paduniella phuketiella, sp.n. are described. Hydroptila rumpun Wells et Huisman, 1992 is new species for Thailand. As a result, 19 species are new for Phuket fauna, 2 new for science, one new for Thailand. Updated list of the Trichoptera species known from Phuket Island with new records is provided.

KEY WORDS: Trichoptera, caddisflies, fauna, Hydroptilidae, Psychomyiidae, Orthotrichia, Paduniella, taxonomy, Phuket Island.

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