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Giant Rusty Sedges

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This common name refers to only one genus.

Caddisfly Genus Ptilostomis

These are often called Giant Rusty Sedges.
The most important species are Ptilostomis ocellifera and Ptilostomis semifasciata, which may often be found together producing fishable hatches at night. They are very large insects and hefty nocturnal brown trout may feed on their pupae.
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