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Caddisfly Genus Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges)

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» Genus Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges)
Species in HydropsycheNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
Hydropsyche aenigmaSpotted Sedge118
Hydropsyche alternansSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche betteniSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche bidensSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche bifidaSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche brontaSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche californicaSpotted Sedge15
Hydropsyche cockerelliSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche occidentalisSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche oslariSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche simulansSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche slossonaeSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche sparnaSpotted Sedge00
Hydropsyche vexaSpotted Sedge00

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This is page 2 of specimens of Hydropsyche. Visit the main Hydropsyche page for:

  • The behavior and habitat of Hydropsyche.

Pictures of 6 Caddisfly Specimens in the Genus Hydropsyche:

Specimen Page:12
Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly NymphHydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly Nymph View 1 PicturesThis genus can get incredibly abundant especially below dams.This specimen shows the two sclerotized bars needed to identify it to genus. These usually curl up like this one when preserved.
Collected June 12, 2007 from the Flathead River-lower in Montana
Added to by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Male Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly AdultMale Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly Adult View 5 PicturesThis was identified by Dave Ruiter as Hydropsyche californica or Hydropsyche occidentalis, but the characteristics were not clear enough to tell them apart.
Collected August 11, 2018 from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Added to by Troutnut on June 12, 2019
Specimen Page:12
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