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Neophylax (Autumn Mottled Sedges) Caddisfly AdultNeophylax (Autumn Mottled Sedges) Caddisfly Adult View 20 PicturesThis large caddisfly looks really neat close-up.
Collected September 19, 2006 from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
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The Discussion

TroutnutOctober 4th, 2006, 5:08 pm
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I took lots of pictures of this large caddisfly hoping one of the caddis gurus here can identify it to a more detailed level than I. I was able to follow the key in Merritt & Cummins through to Phryganeidae, though I might have made a mistake.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
VshivkovaNovember 18th, 2006, 4:57 pm
Posts: 2It is not Limnephilidae, I guess it is some of Neophylax or other Thremmatinae. My reasons:a) color pattern look as in many Neophylax; at the base of hind leg spurs the only one black spine (in Limnephilidae - two sines; in Thremmatinae - 0 or one); 2) female genitalia is not as in Limnephilidae s.str.

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