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    • Trichoptera
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    • Caddisflies
    • Caddisfly
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    • K√∂cherfliegen

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Recent observations

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

vjoleary

Date

July 28, 2015 03:11 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Black Caddisflies Genus Chimarra

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 26, 2015 04:10 PM EDT

Description

26 Jul 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
6.2 mm head-wingtips.
Found on Rubus phoenicolasius next to a stream in the woods.
ID confirmed by Dave Ruiter:
bugguide.net/node/view/1110209

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

lst

Date

July 26, 2015

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

mvzluisb

Date

July 26, 2015 07:33 PM COT

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What

Spiral Caddis Genus Helicopsyche

Observer

dwilson

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

These were abundant under stones in small forest stream. They were less than 5mm wide. Found one which a greenish larva partially emerged from.

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

diba

Date

July 25, 2015 02:56 PM EDT

Description

Many

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

beaatthenest

Date

July 22, 2015 08:11 AM EDT

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Date

June 3, 2015

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Date

June 3, 2015

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

jerry2000

Date

July 23, 2015 06:59 PM EDT

Description

Saw 2 small black/dark brown caddis in a spiders web. There were several others flying around, probably several species.

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

connlindajo

Date

July 22, 2015 09:12 PM CDT

Description

Drawn to my porch light:
National Moth Week, July 18-26, 2015.

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 10:06 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The caddisflies are an order, Trichoptera, of insects with approximately 12,000 described species. Also called sedge-flies or rail-flies, they are small moth-like insects having two pairs of hairy membranous wings. They are closely related to Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) which have scales on their wings, and the two orders together form the superorder Amphiesmenoptera. Caddisflies have aquatic larvae and are found in a wide variety of habitats such as streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, spring seeps, and...

No range data available.