Porrostoma rufipennis

Porrostoma rufipennis - a variably coloured species that has been described under many species names. The Tasmanian forms, described under 'haemorrhoidale', are usually black with the apex of the wings red. Pseudolycus haemorrhoidalis (Oedemeridae) is a very good mimic of this colour form.

Mid December 2011
Mount Wellington
Lycidae Porrostoma rufipennis
Lycidae Porrostoma rufipennis






Late December 2012
Strathgordon

Late November 2014
Strathblane

Late December 2014
Strathgordon

Late December 2015
Sisters Beach