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Species Profile: Rhyacophila munda

Rhyacophila munda McLachlan, 1862

Rhyacophila munda is one of two members of the Family Rhyacophilidae found in Ireland (the other being Rhyacophila dorsalis). This species can be found in upland stony, streams and rivers, with a substratum preference ranging from coarse gravel to boulders and in high current velocities. 252 more words

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Species profile: Rhyacophila dorsalis

Rhyacophila dorsalis (Curtis 1834)

Rhyacophila dorsalis is one of two members of the Family Rhyacophilidae found in Ireland (the other being Rhyacophila munda). This species can be found in stony, flowing waters of small streams to large rivers, with a substratum preference ranging from coarse gravel to boulders, and in high current velocities. 269 more words

Trichoptera

Movin' on up - Trichoptera of Ireland Dataset update

Additional records have been added to the Trichoptera (caddisflies) of Ireland dataset on the National Biodiversity Data Centre (http://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/#/DataSet/165) bringing the total number of records from published sources to 96. 113 more words

Trichoptera