Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Identification: Cheumatopsyche

The Specimen

The Discussion

LitobranchaSeptember 23rd, 2006, 3:08 pm
Knoxville TN

Posts: 51
looks like a cheumatopsyche female.

[edited by Troutnut: added title]
GONZOSeptember 23rd, 2006, 3:49 pm
Site Editor
"Bear Swamp," PA

Posts: 1681
Nice set of caddisfly identifications, Lito! Help me out with this one. To my layman's eye the shape of the wing indicates Hydropsychidae as the probable family, and the color of the body (absent a size reference) suggests that Cheumatopsyche is the likely genus.

What other cues do you see? Keep in mind that my out-dated Internet Explorer overprints half of the pictures I'm seeing. Thanks.
TroutnutSeptember 23rd, 2006, 5:46 pm
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2737
Thanks for all the help! I just went through them all and updated the specimens to fit the IDs you gave.

Gonzo -- Are you using Internet Explorer 5.something still? (You can check by going to the Help menu at the top of the window and selecting "About Internet Explorer.") You should really upgrade!

IE5 is a nightmare for web designers because it renders some things differently. It's really a nightmare even to make a web page like this play nicely with the different up-to-date browsers. IE5 is a whole other level of hell from a web programmer's standpoint, so I decided not to mess with it. I checked my stats and less than 1% of my visitors use it.

Anyway, that's a very off-topic rant. If you'd like some help upgrading send me a private message and I can point you to the right downloads.

Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Cheumatopsyche
In Cheumatopsyche Caddisfly Adult by Litobrancha
0
Identification: Cheumatopsyche
In Cheumatopsyche Caddisfly Pupa by Litobrancha
0
Re: Hydropsychidae (?)
In Cheumatopsyche Caddisfly Pupa by GONZO
6Dec 22, 2007
by Creno
Looks like Cheumatopsyche
In Cheumatopsyche Caddisfly Adult by GONZO
0
Re: Baetis flavistriga computatii
In the Mayfly Species Baetis flavistriga by CaseyP
7Jan 19, 2009
by Taxon
Re: Broken fly line
In Gear Talk by Greglindsey
29Feb 13, 2013
by Feathers5
Re: Boots
In Gear Talk by Martinlf
10Oct 13, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Can you provide a size for this specimen?
In Cheumatopsyche Caddisfly Pupa by GONZO
5Jul 24, 2008
by GONZO
Re: pupa color
In the Saddle-case Maker Genus Glossosoma by LittleJ
7Apr 22, 2008
by LittleJ
Re: Hydropsychid?
In Hydropsyche Caddisfly Pupa by GONZO
14May 7, 2009
by LittleJ
Most Recent Posts
Re: Blue Ridge, GA fishing?
In General Discussion by MikeT1990 (Aff555 replied)
Re: Glass rods
In Gear Talk by Leakyboots (Michimike replied)
Re: Green midge larvae?
In General Discussion by Simon77777 (Wiflyfisher replied)
Re: Hiking boots for wading - any tips?
In Gear Talk by Bigfootry (MikeT1990 replied)
Re: Newb - first setup?
In General Discussion by Greg728 (MikeT1990 replied)