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Caddisfly (Trichoptera)Asmicridea sp. (genus)

Shannon Moth at Pine Island to Point Hut

Asmicridea sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016

Identification history

Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Asmicridea sp. (genus) 19 Nov 2017 michaelb
Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Asmicridea sp. (genus) 19 Nov 2017 michaelb
Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Trichoptera sp. (order) 13 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Unidentified 13 Nov 2016 michaelb

Author's notes

Size - body length 9mm; 100's of small white moth like insect in a nuptial flight near the water at Murrumbidgee River, north of Point Hut Crossing.

2 comments

michaelb wrote:
   13 Nov 2016
This is the a similar insect as was reported before, see:
http://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sightings/Details/3364040
Alice wrote:
   18 Nov 2017
Family Hydropsychidae, genus Asmicridea. Impossible to tell species from photograph. Often called 'Shannon Moths'.

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Nearby Sightings

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Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017 Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017 Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017 Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017 Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Jan 2017 Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Jan 2017 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Dec 2016 Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016 Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016 Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016 Amyema cambagei (Sheoak Mistletoe) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016 Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016 Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 28 Oct 2016 Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Pine Island to Point Hut - 26 Sep 2014 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Jul 2014
Isachne globosa (Swamp millet) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 2 Mar 2017
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Jan 2017
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 21 Jan 2017
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 10 Dec 2016
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016
Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016
Amyema cambagei (Sheoak Mistletoe) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016
Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 12 Nov 2016
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 28 Oct 2016
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Pine Island to Point Hut - 26 Sep 2014
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 1 Jul 2014

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 12 Nov 2016 8:08 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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