Diplectrona castanea Kimmins in Mosely & Kimmins, 1953

Mount Field caddisfly

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 2 December 1998 or later

 

Distribution

Mt Field National Park area, Tasmania, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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

Original scientific description:

Kimmins in: Mosely, M. E. and Kimmins, D. E. (1953). The Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Australia and New Zealand. British Museum (Natural History), London, 550 pp. https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.118696


Other references:

Wells, Alice and Neboiss, Arturs. (2018). Australian Diplectroninae reviewed (Insecta: Trichoptera), with description of 21 new species, most referred to a new genus. Zootaxa 4415(1): 1-44. [automatic download]

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

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

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

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