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Zebra Caddisflies

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MatchScientific Name
****Macrostemum zebratum

This common name refers to only one species.

Caddisfly Species Macrostemum zebratum

These are pretty much always called Zebra Caddisflies.
The "Zebra Caddis" is one of the most well-known caddisfly species, and one of the largest to produce high intensity hatches on our trout streams.

It is also an important species for smallmouth bass. Gary LaFontaine wrote in Caddisflies about encountering Macrostemum zebratum on a large smallmouth river:

I never caught so many smallmouth bass on a fly rod before in my life.
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