Olinga fumosa Wise, 1958
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: 28 November 1917 (Wise, 1958)
Rediscovered on 25 December 1992 (Patrick, 1994)
Olinga fumosa was only known from a single specimen collected on 28 November 1917, the basis of the original description (Wise, 1958). It was rediscovered on Christmas Day 1992, by Brian Patrick when he observed 5 adults in McQuilkins Creek (Patrick, 1994).
Greater Dunedin area, South Island, New Zealand
Original scientific description:
Wise, Keith A. J. (1958). Trichoptera of New Zealand. A catalogue of the Auckland Museum collection with descriptions of new genera and new species. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 5(1-2): 49-63.
Henderson, I. M. (1985). Systematic Studies of New Zealand Trichoptera and Critical Analysis of Systematic Methods. Unpublished PhD. Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Neboiss, A. (1986). Atlas of Trichoptera ofthe South- West Pacijic Australian Region. Dr W. Junk, 286 pp.
Patrick, Brian H. (1991). Otago Caddisflies. Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Newsletter No. 8, p 8.
Patrick, Brian H. (1994). A Reassessment of the Status of Olinga fumosa Wise, 1958 (Trichoptera: Conoesucidae) as a valid species. New Zealand Entomologist 17: 78-80.
Winterbourn, M. J. and Gregson, K. L. D. (1981). Guide to the Aquatic Insects of New Zealand. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand No. 5, 80 pp.
Winterbourn, M. J. and Gregson, K. L. D. (1989). Guide to the Aquatic Insects of New Zealand. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand No. 9, 95 pp.