Caddisfly
Dorsal
Ellura
Caddisfly
Ventral
 
    
Caddisfly (Cheumatopsyche sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Caddisfies (Trichoptera)
Family: Caddisfly (Hydropsychidae)
Species: Caddisfly (Cheumatopsyche sp)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Body & head are only about 4mm.
Often surprises us we find water born insects on Ellura given we don't have any standing water & it's semi-arid. But they keep turning up, to our wonder & enjoyment

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Feb-2018
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.