I think this is a moth, but I've been confused by caddisflies with similar wing shapes.
Triaenodes sp. cf. T. injusta (Trichoptera: Integripalpia: Leptoceroidea: Leptoceridae). Burke, Fairfax County, VA 05 October 2012
Fife creek in Armstrong Woods State natural Reserve
Leptoceridae sp., to MV light, Jindabyne, NSW, 8/9 January 2014
5.3 mm long.
Common. 7 mm long. Hiding out on the bottom edge of one of the planks of our motel's wooden siding.
11 mm long. Abundant.
16 mm long, counting mouthparts (the long things are maxillary palps) but not counting antennae. Top view here.
8 mm long. Top view here.
case with larva peaking out
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 25th December 2013
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Micro-Nikkor 105mm
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...