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Genus Lepidostoma

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Infraorder Plenitentoria
Superfamily Phryganeoidea
Family Lepidostomatidae (Bizarre Caddisflies)
Genus Lepidostoma
Explanation of Names
Lepidostoma Rambur 1842
From Greek lepis (λεπις)- "scale" + stoma (στομα)- "mouth". Rambur noted that the genus was similar to Trichostoma, but could be distinguished by (among other things) the scales on part of the mouthparts.
Numbers
71 nearctic species, according to the Trichoptera World Checklist
Remarks
our only representative of the subfam. Lepidostomatinae Ulmer 1903