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Full Taxonomic Checklist
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Below is the Full Taxonomic Checklist. It has been recently updated with taxonomic changes, additions and deletions. These lists include the following taxa — Phylum, Class, Order, Superfamily, Family, Subfamily, Genus, Subgenus, Species and Subspecies. As with full species we only list those taxa present in Ireland. At each level in the taxonomic tree, the taxa are listed alphabetically. So the Subfamilies (if any are recognised) are ordered alphabetically within a Family, Genera alphabetically within Subfamily and/or Family and so on down the taxonomic tree. The only exception is the ordering of the families which follows the latest systematic opinion.

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Phylum Arthropoda  
Class Insecta  
Order TRICHOPTERA  
Family
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Rhyacophilidae
   GenusRhyacophila
   Species Rhyacophila dorsalis
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Rhyacophila munda
McLachlan 1862
Family
Chimarra marginata Linn. Curtis, J. 1823-1840. The Genera of Insects, vol IV, p412
 
Philopotamidae
   GenusPhilopotamus
   Species Philopotamus montanus
(Donovan 1813)
   GenusWormaldia
   Species Wormaldia mediana
McLachlan 1878
   Species Wormaldia occipitalis
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Wormaldia subnigra
McLachlan 1865
   GenusChimarra
   Species Chimarra marginata
(Linnaeus 1767)
Family
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Psychomyiidae
   GenusLype
   Species Lype phaeopa
(Stephens 1836)
   Species Lype reducta
(Hagen 1868)
   GenusMetalype
   Species Metalype fragilis
(Pictet, 1834).
   GenusPsychomyia
   Species Psychomyia pusilla
(Fabricius 1781)
   GenusTinodes
   Species Tinodes dives
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Tinodes maclachani
Kimmins 1966
   Species Tinodes maculiconis
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Tinodes unicolor
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Tinodes waeneri
(Linnaeus 1758)
Family
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Ecnomidae
   GenusEcnomus
   Species Ecnomus tenellus
(Rambur 1842)
Family
Polycentropus irroratus, Curt. J.Curtis. 1823-1840. The Genera of Insects, vol IV, p408
 
Polycentropodidae
   GenusCyrnus
   Species Cyrnus flavidus
McLachlan 1864
   Species Cyrnus insolutus
McLachlan 1878
   Species Cyrnus trimaculatus
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusHolocentropus
   Species Holocentropus dubius
(Rambur 1842)
   Species Holocentropus picicornis
(Stephens 1836)
   GenusNeureclipsis
   Species Neureclipsis bimaculata
(Linnaeus 1758)
   GenusPlectrocnemia
   Species Plectrocnemia conspersa
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Plectrocnemia geniculata
MeLachlan 1871
   GenusPolycentropus
   Species Polycentropus flavomaculatus
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Polycentropus irroratus
Curtis 1835
   Species Polycentropus kingi
McLachlan 1881
Family
Hydropsychidae fulvipes (Curtis, 1834),
 
Hydropsychidae
   GenusCheumatopsyche
   Species Cheumatopsyche lepida
(Pictet 1834)
   GenusDiplectrona
   Species Diplectrona felix
McLachlan 1878
   GenusHydropsyche
   Species Hydropsyche angustipennis
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Hydropsyche contubernalis
McLachlan 1865
   Species Hydropsyche instabilis
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Hydropsyche pellucidula
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Hydropsyche siltalai
Dohler 1963
Family
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Glossosomatidae
   GenusGlossosoma
   Species Glossosoma boltoni
Curtis 1834
   Species Glossosoma conformis
Neboiss 1963
   GenusAgapetus
   Species Agapetus delicatulus
McLachlan 1884
   Species Agapetus fuscipes
Curtis 1834
   Species Agapetus ochripes
Curtis 1834
Family
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Hydroptilidae
   GenusAgraylea
   Species Agraylea multipunctata
Curtis 1834
   Species Agraylea sexmaculata
Curtis 1834
   GenusAllotrichia
   Species Allotrichia pallicornis
(Eaton 1873)
   GenusHydroptila
   Species Hydroptila angulata
Mosely 1922
   Species Hydroptila cornuta
Mosely 1922
   Species Hydroptila forcipata
(Eaton 1873)
   Species Hydroptila martini
Marshall 1977
   Species Hydroptila occulta
(Eaton 1873)
   Species Hydroptila pulchricornis
Pictet 1834
   Species Hydroptila simulans
Mosely 1920
   Species Hydroptila sparsa
Curtis 1834
   Species Hydroptila tigurina
Ris 1894
   Species Hydroptila tineoides
Dalman 1819
   GenusOxyethira
   Species Oxyethira falcata
Morton 1893
   Species Oxyethira flavicornis
Pictet 1834
   Species Oxyethira frici
Klapalek 1891
   Species Oxyethira sagittifera
Ris 1897
   Species Oxyethira simplex
Ris 1897
   Species Oxyethira tristella
Klapalek 1895
   GenusTricholeiochiton
   Species Tricholeiochiton fagesii
(Guinard 1879)
   GenusIthytrichia
   Species Ithytrichia clavata
Morton 1905
   Species Ithytrichia lamellaris
Eaton 1873
   GenusOrthotrichia
   Species Orthotrichia angustella
(McLachlan 1865)
   Species Orthotrichia costalis
(Curtis 1834)
Family
Agrypnia pagetana, Curt. J.Curtis, 1823-1840. The Genera of Insects, vol IV, p405
 
Phryganeidae
   GenusAgrypnia
   Species Agrypnia obsoleta
(Hagen 1864)
   Species Agrypnia pagetana
Curtis 1835
   Species Agrypnia varia
(Fabricius 1793)
   GenusOligotricha
   Species Oligotricha striata
(Linnaeus 1758)
   GenusPhryganea
   Species Phryganea bipunctata
Retzius 1783
   Species Phryganea grandis
Linnaeus 1758
Family
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Lepidostomatidae
   GenusCrunoecia
   Species Crunoecia irrorata
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusLasiocephala
   Species Lasiocephala basalts
(Kolenati 1848)
   GenusLepidostoma
   Species Lepidostoma hirtum
(Fabricius 1775)
Family
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Limnephilidae
   GenusApatania
   Species Apatania auricula
(Forsslund 1930)
   Species Apatania muliebris
McLachlan 1866
   Species Apatania wallengreni
McLachlan 1871
   GenusDrusus
   Species Drusus annulatus
(Stephens 1837)
   GenusEcclisopteryx
   Species Ecclisopteryx guttulata
(Pictet 1834)
   GenusHalesus
   Species Halesus digitatus
(von Paula Schrank 1781)
   Species Halesus radiatus
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusHydatophylax
   Species Hydatophylax infumatus
(McLachlan 1865)
   GenusMesophylax
   Species Mesophylax impunctatus
McLachlan 1884
   GenusMicropterna
   Species Micropterna lateralis
(Stephens 1837)
   Species Micropterna sequax
McLachlan 1875
   GenusPotamophylax
   Species Potamophylax cingulatus
(Stephens 1837)
   Species Potamophylax latipennis
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusStenophylax
   Species Stenophylax permistus
McLachlan 1895
   GenusChaetopteryx
   Species Chaetopteryx villosa
(Fabricius 1798)
   GenusAnabolia
   Species Anabolia nervosa
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusGlyphotaelius
   Species Glyphotaelius pellucidus
(Retzius 1783)
   GenusGrammotaulius
   Species Grammotaulius nigropunctatus
(Retzius 1783)
   GenusLimnephilus
   Species Limnephilus afflnis
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus auricula
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus binotatus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus centralis
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus coenosus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus decipiens
(Kolenati 1848)
   Species Limnephilus elegans
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus flavicornis
(Fabricius 1787)
   Species Limnephilus fuscinervis
(Zetterstedt 1840)
   Species Limnephilus griseus
(Linnaeus 1758)
   Species Limnephilus hirsutus
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Limnephilus ignavus
McLachlan 1865
   Species Limnephilus incisus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus lunatus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus luridus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus marmoratus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus nigriceps
(Zetterstedt 1840)
   Species Limnephilus pati
O'Connor 1980
   Species Limnephilus rhombicus
(Linnaeus 1758)
   Species Limnephilus sparsus
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus stigma
Curtis 1834
   Species Limnephilus tauricus
Schmid 1964
   Species Limnephilus vittatus
(Fabricius 1798)
   GenusPhacopteryx
   Species Phacopteryx brevipennis
(Curtis, 1834)
Family
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Goeridae
   GenusGoera
   Species Goera pilosa
(Fabricius 1775)
   GenusSilo
   Species Silo nigricornis
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Silo pallipes
(Fabricius 1781)
Family
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Beraeidae
   GenusBeraea
   Species Beraea maurus
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Beraea pullata
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusBeraeodes
   Species Beraeodes minutus
(Linnaeus 1761)
Family
No image yet available
 
Sericostomatidae
   GenusSericostoma
   Species Sericostoma personatum
(Kirby & Spence 1826)
Family
No image yet available
 
Odontoceridae
   GenusOdontocerum
   Species Odontocerum albicorne
(Scopoli 1763)
Family
No image yet available
 
Molannidae
   GenusMolanna
   Species Molanna albicans
(Zetterstedt 1840)
Family
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Leptoceridae
   GenusAthripsodes
   Species Athripsodes albifrons
(Linnaeus 1758)
   Species Athripsodes aterrimus
(Stephens 1836)
   Species Athripsodes bilineatus
(Linnaeus 1758)
   Species Athripsodes cinereus
(Curtis 1834)
   Species Athripsodes commutatus
(Rostock 1874)
   GenusCeraclea
   Species Ceraclea albimacula
(Rambur 1842)
   Species Ceraclea annulicornis
(Stephens 1836)
   Species Ceraclea dissimilis
(Stephens 1836)
   Species Ceraclea fulva
(Rambur 1842)
   Species Ceraclea nigronervosa
(Retzius 1783)
   Species Ceraclea senilis
(Burmeister 1839)
   GenusLeptocerus
   Species Leptocerus tineiformis
Curtis 1834
   GenusMystacides
   Species Mystacides azurea
(Linnaeus 1761)
   Species Mystacides longicornis
(Linnaeus 1758)
   GenusAdicella
   Species Adicella reducta
(McLachlan 1865)
   GenusTriaenodes
   Species Triaenodes bicolor
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusYlodes
   Species Ylodes reuteri
(McLachlan 1880)
   GenusOecetis
   Species Oecetis furva
(Rambur 1842)
   Species Oecetis lacustris
(Pictet 1834)
   Species Oecetis notata
(Rambur 1842)
   Species Oecetis ochracea
(Curtis 1825)
   Species Oecetis testacea
(Curtis 1834)
   GenusSetodes
   Species Setodes argentipunctellus
McLachlan 1877

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