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Oxyethira flavicornis - Long antennae The long antennae on this one presumably would be aberrant. The normal length is like the specimen in the image below:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82704/oxyethira_flavicornis.html" title="Oxyethira flavicornis"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/82704_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1569456010&Signature=Fuyr%2BWuWRrdT7iJ8qgGD4BkpE%2BM%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Oxyethira flavicornis Same species but with longer antennae (aberrant?):<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82703/oxyethira_flavicornis_.html<br />
For (Dutch) discussion see:<br />
https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0 Alerdinck,Geotagged,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,Netherlands,Oxyethira,Oxyethira flavicornis,Spicipalpia,Trichoptera" /></a></figure><br />
For (Dutch) discussion see:<br />
<a href="https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0" rel="nofollow">https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0</a> Alerdinck,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,Oxyethira,Oxyethira flavicornis,Spicipalpia,Trichoptera Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Oxyethira flavicornis - Long antennae

The long antennae on this one presumably would be aberrant. The normal length is like the specimen in the image below:

Oxyethira flavicornis Same species but with longer antennae (aberrant?):<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82703/oxyethira_flavicornis_.html<br />
For (Dutch) discussion see:<br />
https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0 Alerdinck,Geotagged,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,Netherlands,Oxyethira,Oxyethira flavicornis,Spicipalpia,Trichoptera

For (Dutch) discussion see:
https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0

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Oxyethira flavicornis is a small Caddisfly (Trichoptera) in the family Hydroptilidae, known from large parts of Europe

Similar species: Caddisflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Aug 3, 2019.