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Caddisfly Species Rhyacophila fuscula (Green Sedge)

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This is the most abundant species of Rhyacophila in much of the East, and every stage can be important to trout. The drifting larvae are important in early Spring, and the emergers and egg-laying adults become important in late Spring and early Summer.  

Where & When

Regions: East, Midwest

Time Of Year (?): Mid-May to June

Pictures of 2 Caddisfly Specimens in the Species Rhyacophila fuscula:

Rhyacophila fuscula (Green Sedge) Caddisfly LarvaRhyacophila fuscula (Green Sedge) Caddisfly Larva View 11 PicturesI collected this larva and several like it from the same stream and on the same day as this pupa. I suspect they're the same species.
Collected June 5, 2005 from the Long Lake Branch of the White River in Wisconsin
Added to by Troutnut on May 25, 2006

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