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Millcreek has attached these 6 pictures to aid in identification. The message is below.
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Larva 13 mm. Case 25 mm.
Larva 13 mm. Case 25 mm.
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Larva 13 mm.
Larva 13 mm.
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Larva 13 mm.
Larva 13 mm.
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Larva 13 mm. Case 25mm
Larva 13 mm. Case 25mm
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Larva 10 mm. Case 20 mm.
Larva 10 mm. Case 20 mm.
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Cases 20-30 mm.
Cases 20-30 mm.
MillcreekJanuary 14th, 2015, 4:24 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 335
I'd like to get a species for this if possible.This species is found in the Russian River. It is found in slow water, usually among the roots of torrent sedge and floating ludwigia. It is most common from February through May.
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
-Albert Einstein
MartinlfJanuary 15th, 2015, 10:47 am
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 2955
Cool photos. What long elegant looking cases!
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
CrenoJanuary 15th, 2015, 5:21 pm
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 296
I like the choice of decoration - everyone different!

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