Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Henderson, Palomino shops
Habitat: At light, at about 2100 hrs.
Identification: Triplectides obsoletus (McLachlan, 1862)
It's founded on the top glass of my aquarium
June 3, 2014
Larval case (empty). Two found in small stream.
Lots of them in cases and with nets and stone houses. Quite a few ephemoroptera too.
15 Jun 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
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...