The knowledge of the Japanese representatives of the microcaddisfly genus Stactobia is considerably improved by: first description of the adult (male) of the only species previously recorded, S. japonica, for which a neotype is designated; discovery of S. makartschenkoi, previously known from Kunashir; description of 4 new species from Honshu, one of them isolated and remarkable. Several morphological, distributional, and ecological (habitat) aspects are considered.

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Keywords Insecta Trichoptera, Stactobia, Japan, hygropetric habitats
Journal Bulletin Zoologisch Museum
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Botosaneanu, Lazare, & Nozaki, Takao. (1996). Contributions to the knowledge of the genus Stactobia McLachlan, 1880 from Japan (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae). Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, 15(8), 53–63.