The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Diplectrona castanea Kimmins in Mosely & Kimmins, 1953

Mount Field caddisfly

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 2 December 1998 or later

 

Distribution

Mt Field National Park area, Tasmania, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

8 specimens are in the Museum Victoria arthropod collection:

 

TRI 15004 (collected 3/11/1998)

TRI 15005 (collected 3/11/1998)

TRI 15005 1 (genitalia preparation) (collected 3 11 1998)

TRI 15006 (collected 13/12/1974)

TRI 15006 1 (genitalia preparation) (collected 13/12/1974)

TRI 15007 (collected 2/12/1998)

TRI 15007 1 (genitalia preparation) (collected 2/12/1998)

TRI 15008 (collected 7/2/1983)

TRI 15008 1 (genitalia preparation) (collected 7/2/1983)

TRI 15009 (collected 9/12/1974)

TRI 15009 1 (genitalia preparation) (collected 9/12/1974)

TRI 15010 (collected 31/10/1976)

TRI 15011 (collected 29/1/1988)

 

Source: https://collections.museumsvictoria.com.au/search

 

Media

 

 

References

https://www.ces.csiro.au/aicn/system/c_4210.htm

https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/object.php?irn=1137965&QueryPage=

https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Caddisflies.pdf

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16561/diplectrona-castanea