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Saddle-case Maker Genus Protoptila (Pseudo-Microcaddisflies)

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These very tiny caddisflies (hook size 24-28) are not very important to anglers, because of both their size and the fact that they prefer warmer water. On rare occasions they are abundant enough to be significant.

None of the books I've checked suggest which individual species are important.

Where & When

Time Of Year (?): Midsummer

Hatching Behavior

Time Of Day (?): Afternoon or evening

Egg-Laying Behavior

Time Of Day: Afternoon or evening

Larva & Pupa Biology

Current Speed: Fast

Environmental Tolerance: Found in warm water or thermally marginal trout streams

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