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Slap-in-the-Face Caddisflies

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*Psilotreta labida

This name was created by Gary LaFontaine to describe Psilotreta labida caddisflies, a challenging hatch to match.


This common name refers to only one species.

Caddisfly Species Psilotreta labida

These are very rarely called Slap-in-the-Face Caddisflies.
See the Psilotreta genus page for more details that this important species shares with others in its genus.
Psilotreta labida (Dark Blue Sedge) Caddisfly LarvaPsilotreta labida (Dark Blue Sedge) Caddisfly Larva View 9 Pictures
Collected March 30, 2007 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on April 2, 2007
Male Psilotreta labida (Dark Blue Sedge) Caddisfly AdultMale Psilotreta labida (Dark Blue Sedge) Caddisfly Adult View 11 Pictures
Collected June 1, 2007 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on June 4, 2007
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