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Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)

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55 Underwater Pictures of Caddisflies:

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Several Baetid mayfly nymphs cling to this rock.  There are also some clumps of small stones which hold strong caddisfly larvae.  In this picture: Mayfly Family Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From Eighteenmile Creek in Wisconsin.
Several Baetid mayfly nymphs cling to this rock. There are also some clumps of small stones which hold strong caddisfly larvae.

In this picture: Mayfly Family Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies).
Date TakenMar 19, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
A wide variety of caddis larvae and other insects have clustered together on the backside of this rock in fast water.  In this picture: Caddisfly Genus Neophylax (Autumn Mottled Sedges). From Cayuta Creek in New York.
A wide variety of caddis larvae and other insects have clustered together on the backside of this rock in fast water.

In this picture: Caddisfly Genus Neophylax (Autumn Mottled Sedges).
LocationCayuta Creek
Date TakenApr 14, 2007
Date AddedMay 3, 2007
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
The strange tubes all over this rock house tiny midge larvae.  In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and True Fly Family Chironomidae (Midges). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
The strange tubes all over this rock house tiny midge larvae.

In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and True Fly Family Chironomidae (Midges).
Date TakenMar 20, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
The top of this stump is covered with mayfly and caddisfly life.  In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies) and Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
The top of this stump is covered with mayfly and caddisfly life.

In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies) and Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies).
Date TakenMar 20, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From the Bois Brule River in Wisconsin.
Date TakenApr 13, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
There are several species of caddisfly larvae and Ephemerella nymphs on this rock.  In this picture: Mayfly Species Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
There are several species of caddisfly larvae and Ephemerella nymphs on this rock.

In this picture: Mayfly Species Ephemerella subvaria (Hendrickson) and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies).
Date TakenMar 24, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
These are glossosomatids, Jason.  They are probably Glossosoma nigrior, though it is possible that we are looking at mixed species.  The ones to the right with their aggregate of similar sized grains are classic Glossosoma, while the ones to the left with the large anchor pebbles could possibly be Agapetus.  Regardless, they're all commonly referred to as saddle case makers.  In this picture: Caddisfly Family Glossosomatidae (Saddle-case Makers). From Spring Creek in Wisconsin.
These are glossosomatids, Jason. They are probably Glossosoma nigrior, though it is possible that we are looking at mixed species. The ones to the right with their aggregate of similar sized grains are classic Glossosoma, while the ones to the left with the large anchor pebbles could possibly be Agapetus. Regardless, they're all commonly referred to as saddle case makers.

In this picture: Caddisfly Family Glossosomatidae (Saddle-case Makers).
LocationSpring Creek
Date TakenJun 22, 2006
Date AddedJul 1, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
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