A catalogue of Japanese Trichoptera
Family Ptilocolepidae Martynov

Author: Tomiko ITO
E-mail: tobikera[AT]siren.ocn.ne.jp
Last updated: 7 Feb. 2017


This family had been treated as a subfamily Ptilocolepinae of the family Hydroptilidae for a long time, but is treated as family status in recent time (Holzenthal et al. 2011; Wichard 2013).
One genus belonging to this family has been recorded from Japan.


Genus Palaeagapetus Ulmer

Six species belonging to this genus have been recorded from Japan.

Palaeagapetus flexus Ito 1992

Palaeagapetus flexus Ito 1992, 431-438, male, female, pupa, larva, egg, case, habitat, life cycle.
Ito et al. 1993, 143.
Ito 1997, 100-101, 105-107, Hokkaido (Tokachi, Sorachi, Ishikari), Rishiri, Russia (Sakhalin, Itrup).
Ito 1998, 85-93, habitat, food, case, fecundity.
Ohkawa 1999, 40, 42, 44, Hokkaido (Tokachi).
Ito et al. 1998, 10, 13-14, 16-17, Hokkaido (Nemuro).
Ito et al. 2000, 29, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Kuhara et al. 2000, 249, Hokkaido (Ishikari, Iburi).
Kuhara 2001, 64, Rishiri.
Ito 2005, 441, 443, 445, male.
Ito et al. 2007, 149, Hokkaido (Kushiro).
Kuhara 2011, 52, 61, 72, flight season, Hokkaido (Sorachi, Hidaka).
Ito 2013, 51, 80, Hokkaido (Nemuro, Kushiro, Tokachi)
Type locality. Hokkaido (Iburi), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (Hokkaido, Rishiri), Russia (Sakhalin, South Kuriles).

Palaeagapetus fukuiensis Ito 2010

Palaeagapetus fukuiensis Ito 2010, 431-438, male, female, larva, case, habitat, Honshu (Fukui).
Type locality. Honshu (Fukui), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (Honshu).

Palaeagapetus kyushuensis Ito and Kuhara 1997

Palaeagapetus kyushuensis Ito et al. 1997, 101-103, 105-107, male, female, pupa, larva, case, Kyushu (Fukuoka, Kumamoto).
Ito 1998, 85-93, habitat, food, case, fecundity.
Ito 2005, 441, 443, 445, male.
Type locality. Kyushu (Fukuoka), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (Kyushu).

Palaeagapetus ovatus Ito and Hattori 1986

Palaeagapetus ovatus Ito and Hattori 1986, 143-149, male, female, pupa, larva, egg, case, habitat.
Kuhara and Ito 1994, 20, 23, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Ito 1988, 150-154, life cycle.
Ito et al. 1993, 143.
Ito 1997, 177-181, oviposition preference, feeding behavior of hatched larvae.
Ito et al. 1997, 98-99, 105-107, variation of male, Hokkaido (Ishikari, Iburi, Shiribeshi, Oshima), Honshu (Akita, Fukushima, Tochigi, Niigata, Yamanashi, Gifu).
Kuhara 1997, 60, Hokkaido (Shiribeshi).
Kagaya et al. 1998, 43, 122, Honshu (Yamanashi).
Ito 1998, 85-93, habitat, feeding behavior, case, fecundity.
Ito et al. 2000, 29, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Kuhara et al. 2000, 249, Hokkaido (Iburi).
Kuhara 2001, 18, Hokkaido (Shiribeshi).
Ito 2005, 441, 443, 445, male, larva, case.
Nagayasu et al. 2005, 54, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Nozaki 2005, 106, adult, larva, case.
Kuhara et al. 2006, 45, 46, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Kuhara et al. 2007, 68, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Ito et al. 2010, 57, Hokkaido (Shiribeshi, Oshima).
Kuhara 2011, 52, 61, 72, flight season, Hokkaido (Ishikari).
Nozaki et al. 2014, 60, Honshu (Nagano).
Type locality. Hokkaido (Ishikari), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu (north, central)).

Palaeagapetus parvus Ito 1991

Palaeagapetus parvus Ito 1991, 359-365, male, female, pupa, larva, egg, case, habitat.
Ito et al. 1993, 143.
Ito et al. 1997, 99-100, 105-107, variation of male, Honshu (Niigata, Ishikawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama, Tottori).
Nozaki 1997, 33, Honshu (Kanagawa).
Ito 1998, 85-93, habitat, food, case, fecundity.
Kagaya et al. 1998, 43, 122, Honshu (Yamanashi).
Morita 1999, 88, Honshu (Mie).
Morita 2001, 337, Honshu (Mie).
Nozaki 2004, 1234, Honshu (Kanagawa).
Ito 2005, 441, 443, 445, male.
Morita 2008a, 2, 4, Honshu (Mie).
Morita 2008b, 92, Honshu (Mie).
Morita 2009, 138, Honshu (Mie).
Morita 2011, 214, Honshu (Mie).
Type locality. Honshu (Hyogo), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (central).

Palaeagapetus shikokuensis Utsunomiya and Ito 1997

Palaeagapetus shikokuensis Ito et al. 1997, 103-107, male, female, pupa, larva, case, Shikoku (Ehime).
Ito 1998, 85.
Ito et al. 2002, 29-30, flight season, sex ratio, Shikoku (Ehime, Kochi).
Ito 2005, 441, 443, 445, male.
Yamamoto and Ito, 2014, 8-9, 18, Shikoku (Ehime).
Nozaki 2016, 71, 301, 322, adult, Shikoku (Kochi).
Type locality. Shikoku (Ehime), Japan.
Distribution. Japan (Shikoku).

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