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Oxyethira flavicornis Same species but with longer antennae (aberrant?):<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82703/oxyethira_flavicornis_-_long_antennae.html" title="Oxyethira flavicornis - Long antennae"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/82703_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1614816010&Signature=CL%2Fn9oUk8mYqizq6SJvselHkkVA%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="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 />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82704/oxyethira_flavicornis_.html<br />
For (Dutch) discussion see:<br />
https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0 Alerdinck,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,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,Geotagged,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,Netherlands,Oxyethira,Oxyethira flavicornis,Spicipalpia,Trichoptera Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (7)

  1. The ID looks good to me, but I'm definitely no expert regarding these critters. They are delightfully fuzzy though! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Christine. I'll ID them both as such for now ... we have some fairly good Trichoptera specialists on waarnemig.nl so I'm hoping they'll have a look at it too. Posted one year ago
      1. Perfect! I hope you get some good feedback there. Posted one year ago
        1. Hmmm, the specialist has been there and IDed a different Oxyethira flavicornis for someone else, but didn't answer to my question (yet) ... maybe he didn't see or he wants to check about the antennae issue I raised ... Patience son, patience ... :o) Posted one year ago
          1. Patience is never easy ;P Posted one year ago
            1. ID confirmed. The long antennae on the specimen below seem to be a bit of a problem - possibly an aberration(!)
              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 />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82704/oxyethira_flavicornis_.html<br />
For (Dutch) discussion see:<br />
https://forum.waarneming.nl/smf/index.php?topic=456129.0 Alerdinck,Hydroptilidae,Hydroptiloidea,Oxyethira,Oxyethira flavicornis,Spicipalpia,Trichoptera
              Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
              1. Awesome and wonderfully weird about the aberrant antennae. Posted one year ago

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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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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Aug 3, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.