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Larva. >Dahlica triquetrella
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Who knows which family this is? I have no idea about it.
Length 9mm.
Kokkola Finland 20 April 2017.

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I think it is Psychidae (bagworm moth) caterpillar.

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Lepidoptera, Psychidae, probably Luffia
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Hi,
Harri Jalava told me that it is Dahlica triquetrella (Psychidae).

Thank you very much for all your help!
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Dahlica triquetrella larvae have paler head and thorax (as far as I am aware). I think this is likely to be one of the other Dahlica species (such as lichenella) which, like Luffia, have dark, almost black, head and thorax.
There are pupal characters which can be used to separate the parthenogenetic, wingless females.
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08.08.17 14:18
Thanks John, you have saved me a lot of time

07.08.17 14:27
Libnotes. The subgenus must have been promoted to genus.

07.08.17 13:46
Thx John - its come up with 2 Tipula (Schummelia) kariyana and Libnotes (Laosa) kariyana (Alexander, 1947) Would you go for the 2nd one?

01.08.17 14:09
Look it up at http://ccw.natural
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01.08.17 13:57
Hello Grateful if someone can tell me if this is a current name? Limonia (Libnotes) kariyana Thx

25.07.17 11:16
Hello Stephane, thx for the help

21.07.17 22:40
Taf (Tafel) = plate (of illustrations).

21.07.17 13:26
Hello again can any1 help with a translation of Taf Taf VII, Fig. 24! Thx

04.07.17 14:40
Thanks Paul

27.06.17 15:13
Mostly two, occasionally three.

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