Triplectides similis, copyright Donald Hobern.

Belongs within: Leptoceridae.

Triplectides is a widespread genus of caddisflies, found in southern and eastern Asia, Australasia and the Neotropics, whose larvae commonly construct cases using a hollow stick or stem.

<==Triplectides Kolenati 1859 N83
    |–*T. gracilis (Burmeister 1839) [=Mystacides gracilis] N83
    |–T. altenogus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. australicus Banks 1939 [=T. australica] N83
    |–T. australis Navás 1934 N83
    |–T. bilobus Neboiss 1977 N83
    |–T. cephalotes PC66
    |–T. ciuskus Mosely 1953 [=T. ciuska] N83
    |    |–T. c. ciuskus N83
    |    `–T. c. seductus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. dolabratus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. elongatus Banks 1939 [=T. elongata; incl. T. dubius Mosely 1953, T. dubius subalbidus Kimmins 1953] N83
    |–T. enthesis Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. gilolensis N83
    |–T. gonetalus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. hamatus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. helvolus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. insperatus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. liratellus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. liratus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. magnus (Walker 1852) (see below for synonymy) N83
    |–T. niveipennis Mosely 1953 N83
    |–T. obsoleta PC66
    |–T. parvus (Banks 1939) [=Notanatolica parva, T. parva] N83
    |–T. prolatus Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. proximus Neboiss 1977 N83
    |–T. rossi Morse & Neboiss 1982 N83
    |–T. similis Mosely 1953 N83
    |–T. tambina Mosely 1953 N83
    |–T. truncatus Neboiss 1977 N83
    |–T. varius Kimmins 1953 N83
    `–T. volda Mosely 1953 N83

Triplectides magnus (Walker 1852) [=Leptocerus magnus, Notanatolica magna, Triplectides magna; incl. Leptocerus canescens McLachlan 1862] N83

*Type species of generic name indicated


[N83] Neboiss, A. 1983. Checklist and bibliography of the Australian caddis-flies (Trichoptera). Australian Society for Limnology Special Publication 5: 1–132.

[PC66] Pendergrast, J. G., & D. R. Cowley. 1966. An Introduction to New Zealand Freshwater Insects. Collins: Auckland.

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