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, kunanyi
Lycidae Porrostoma rufipennisLycidae Porrostoma rufipennis

Late December 2012

Late November 2014

Late December 2014


Late December 2015
Sisters Beach

Early January 2023
pinmatik/Rocky Cape National Park, Sisters Beach
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