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EntomanMay 10th, 2014, 12:45 am
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Northern CA & ID

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Yes, the D. grandis subspecies are good examples.
"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman
JohnNYMay 14th, 2014, 8:37 am
Posts: 15Reminds me of the very young larvae of giant swallow tail butterflies.

Google images of "larvae of giant swallowtail butterflies "

They mimic the poop of small birds as they crawl around on the foliage of their food. It does not seem that looking like bird poop would help these guys UNDERWATER, but it's a thought.
PaulRobertsMay 14th, 2014, 10:13 pm
Colorado

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Weirder things have happened!
TaxonAugust 6th, 2014, 8:20 pm
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Plano, TX

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Allen-

Please see this posting on BugGuide.
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
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