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Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)

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55 Underwater Pictures of Caddisflies:

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This picture shows some of the intricate homes woven by net-spinning caddis larvae.  In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
This picture shows some of the intricate homes woven by net-spinning caddis larvae.

In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies).
Date TakenMar 20, 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
A large crayfish lurks under a log which is home to several mayfly nymphs and caddisfly larvae.  In this picture: Arthropod Order Decapoda (Crayfish), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
A large crayfish lurks under a log which is home to several mayfly nymphs and caddisfly larvae.

In this picture: Arthropod Order Decapoda (Crayfish), Insect Order Ephemeroptera (Mayflies), and Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies).
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
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
In this picture: Insect Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies). From the Namekagon River in Wisconsin.
Date TakenMar 24, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
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