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First Records of the Genus Paraleuctra Hanson (Plecoptera: Leuctridae) and Isoperlaflavescens Zhiltzova et Potikha (Plecoptera: Perlodidae) for the Stonefly Fauna of Mongolia

Surenkhorloo Purevdorj*, Michael Miihlenberg** and Jolanta SlowikA


Two species of stoneflies, Paraleuctrazapekinae Zhiltzova and Lsoperlaflavescens Zhiltzova et Potikha are recorded as new for the fauna of Mongolia as well as the genus Paraleuctra is firstly recorded in Mongolia. Redescriptions of the two species are given.

Keyword: Plecoptera,Paraleuctra,Isoperlaflavescens,first record,Mongolia


*Faculty of Biology, Natatronal Universrty ofMongolia, Ulaanbaatar 210646, Mongolia *Centre for Nature Conservatron, Georg-August University of Goettmgen, Von Siebold-Str 2 3 7075 Goettmgen, Germany