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Caddisfly Genus Ptilostomis (Giant Rusty Sedges)

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Species in PtilostomisNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
Ptilostomis ocelliferaGiant Rusty Sedge00
Ptilostomis semifasciataGiant Rusty Sedge00

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***Giant Rusty Sedges
The most important species are Ptilostomis ocellifera and Ptilostomis semifasciata, which may often be found together producing fishable hatches at night. They are very large insects and hefty nocturnal brown trout may feed on their pupae.

Larva & Pupa Biology

Current Speed: Slow or still

Substrate: Vegetation is preferred but not required

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