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 Major Groups | Insecta (insects) | Trichoptera (caddisflies) | Odontoceridae | Barynema


Major Group: Insecta
Order: Trichoptera
Family: Odontoceridae
Genus: Barynema

Descriptive Features:

  • metanotum with 4 or 5 pairs of sclerites
  • 1st abdominal segment ventrally with numerous setae (may be pale)
  • ventral apotome extending to back of head capsule
  • Total length:
  • Case: made of sand grains, broad, often over 2 cm long
  • Early instar larva: spines present on anal claw from 1st instar
  • Taxonomic Checklist: Species
    Barynema costatum Banks
    Barynema australicum Mosely (larva unknown)
    (3 undescribed species)

    Distribution: NSW, Vic (Qld)

    Functional Feeding Group: unknown


    Acheron River, Vic


    Information Sources: St Clair 2000a
    Key to Species: St Clair 2000a (inc. undescribed sp.)