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Steven C. Harris and Oliver S. Flint, Jr., New species of microcaddisflies (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) from the western United States, Canada, Mexico and Belize, Insecta Mundi 0499: 1–22


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Nine new species of Hydroptilidae (Trichoptera) are described and illustrated from the western United

States, Canada, Mexico, and Belize: Seven new species in the genus Neotrichia Morton, N. buenoi, N. chihuaha,

N. contrerasi, N. maya, N. palitla, N. pinnacles, and N. sandersoni, one new species in the genus Oxyethira Eaton,

O. pembertonensis, and one new species in the genus Metrichia Ross, M. mastelleri. As well, new records for N.

mobilensis and Mayatrichia tuscaloosa and new illustrations of the male genitalia of Neotrichia jarochita Bueno-

Soria and Mayatrichia tuscaloosa Harris and Sykora are provided.