» Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
3 families aren't included.
This is page 4 of specimens of Trichoptera. Visit the main Trichoptera page for:
- The behavior and habitat of Trichoptera.
- 55 underwater pictures of Trichoptera.
- 2 streamside pictures of Trichoptera.
Pictures of 118 Caddisfly Specimens:
Cheumatopsyche (Little Sister Sedges) Caddisfly Pupa
View 10 PicturesThis is the first fully formed caddis pupa (technically, a pharate adult (Pharate adult: Caddisflies are considered to be pupae during their transformation from larva into adult. This transformation is complete before they're ready to emerge. The emerging insect we imitate with the "pupa" patterns we tie is technically called a pharate adult. It is a fully-formed adult caddisfly with one extra layer of exoskeleton surrounding it and restricting its wings.)) that I've collected and photographed alive and healthy. I'll put a video of this specimen online soon, too. Specimen Page:1