Bug Of The Week

- KINGDOM Animalia

- SUBKINGDOM Eumetazoa

- PHYLUM Arthropoda

- SUBPHYLUM Hexapoda

- CLASS Insecta

- ORDER Trichoptera

- FAMILY Goeridae

- GENUS Silo

- SPECIES piceus

Silo piceus  (Imago  Male)

Most liklely found between

The S.piceus hatches from May to October

The exclosion begins during daylight and reachs a climax at dusk

The emerging winged insect often skates on the surface before taking off.

Male genitalia detail, side view.

Male genitalia detail, ventral view.

Male genitalia detail, dorsal view.