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Early Smoky Wing Sedges

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This common name refers to only one family.

Caddisfly Family Apataniidae

These are often called Early Smoky Wing Sedges.
This family contains one sometimes important genus, Apatania. Until recently it was classified in the Limnephilidae family.
Apatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedges) Caddisfly NymphApatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedges) Caddisfly Nymph View 1 Pictures
Collected April 15, 2010 from in
Added to by on June 27, 2011
Apatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedges) Caddisfly AdultApatania (Early Smoky Wing Sedges) Caddisfly Adult View 7 PicturesThis one actually had a medium tan body when it emerged. By the time I took the picture it was dark as night. I was actually looking through my box of specimens trying to figure out where that tan one I caught disappeared to. Then I realized this is it.
Collected May 15, 2007 from in
Added to by on May 18, 2007
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