Lepidostomaamericana(Banks, 1897) Taxonomic Serial No.: 116824
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
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John C. Morse, Ph.D.
Professor of Entomology and Director of the Clemson University Arthropod Collection. Department of Entomology, Clemson University
NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)
Trichoptera World Checklist, 08-Jan-2001, website (version 1)
Poole, Robert W., ed.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 2: Hymenoptera, Mecoptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Trichoptera
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The genus name Lepidostoma is a noun in neuter gender (literally meaning "scale mouth"). Therefore, according to the ICZN, the species is properly spelled Lepidostoma americanum
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