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Male Mystacides sepulchralis (Black Dancer) Caddisfly Adult Pictures

 This was one of many of its species which were gathered in small, low-flying swarms of about a dozen insects near the alder trees in the afternoon on a small stream.

This caddisfly was collected from the West Branch of Owego Creek on August 22nd, 2006 and added to on August 23rd, 2006.

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M. sepulchralis 1 Reply »
Posted by Taxon on Aug 24, 2006
Last reply on Aug 24, 2006 by Troutnut
Based on wings being shiny black rather than dull, and it not having been collected in the West, it is most likely M. sepulchralis.

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