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Caddisfly Family Brachycentridae (Apple Caddis and Grannoms)

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» Family Brachycentridae (Apple Caddis and Grannoms)
Genus in BrachycentridaeNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
AmiocentrusLittle Western Weedy Water Sedges00
BrachycentrusGrannoms541
MicrasemaLittle Grannoms00

2 genera aren't included.
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This is page 2 of underwater photos of Brachycentridae. Visit the main Brachycentridae page for:

  • The behavior and habitat of Brachycentridae.
  • Studio pictures of 7 Brachycentridae specimens.

4 Underwater Picture of Brachycentridae Caddisflies:

Underwater Photo Page:12
This Brachycentrus "Apple Caddis" struggled more than its kin in escaping its pupal skin, enabling me to take an underwater picture of it from directly below.  This is sort of a trout's eye view, but I used the flash for the picture so the transparent shuck appears far brighter than it really is.  In this picture: Caddisfly Species Brachycentrus appalachia (Apple Caddis). From the East Branch of the Delaware River in New York.
This Brachycentrus "Apple Caddis" struggled more than its kin in escaping its pupal skin, enabling me to take an underwater picture of it from directly below. This is sort of a trout's eye view, but I used the flash for the picture so the transparent shuck (
Here's an underwater view of the pupal shucks of several already-emerged Brachycentrus numerosus caddisflies.
Here's an underwater view of the pupal shucks of several already-emerged Brachycentrus numerosus caddisflies.
Shuck: The shed exoskeleton left over when an insect molts into its next stage or instar. Most often it describes the last nymphal or pupal skin exited during emergence into a winged adult.
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appears far brighter than it really is.

In this picture: Caddisfly Species Brachycentrus appalachia (Apple Caddis).
Date TakenApr 19, 2006
Date AddedApr 22, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
Underwater Photo Page:12
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