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Little Brown-Green Sedges

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*Lepidostomatidae

This common name refers to only one family.

Caddisfly Family Lepidostomatidae

These are very rarely called Little Brown-Green Sedges.
See Lepidostoma for details. It's the only important genus in this family.

The other one, Theliopsyche, is an uncommon Eastern small stream genus.
Lepidostoma (Little Brown Sedges) Little Brown Sedge LarvaLepidostoma (Little Brown Sedges) Little Brown Sedge Larva View 6 PicturesThis one got a little bit damaged in the abdomen when I extracted it from its case. That's a delicate job.
Collected May 6, 2007 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on May 18, 2007
Theliopsyche (Little Brown-Green Sedges) Little Brown Sedge AdultTheliopsyche (Little Brown-Green Sedges) Little Brown Sedge Adult View 5 PicturesThis one has a neat iridescent sheen to its wings.

See the discussion for details on this fly's tentative ID.
Collected May 28, 2007 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on June 4, 2007
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