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CherylkorcaFebruary 18th, 2020, 9:50 pm
Posts: 4
This last week I collected this larvae like Nymph and I am bit confused because i can not find anything close to this shape of bug ??? here are few images of it and thank you for your help, This guys was found in slower water under rock.
WbranchFebruary 19th, 2020, 5:13 am
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2705
Is there any reason you posted three images of one picture and seven images of the other picture? I guess you wanted to make sure we saw it.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
MillcreekFebruary 19th, 2020, 5:54 am
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 352
I think it might be a caddis, probably a member of the Hydropsychidae family. You can see what appear to be gills under the body and the filaments on the end of the body.


http://www.troutnut.com/topic/8581/Hydropsyche-larvae-and-pupae-californica
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CrenoFebruary 19th, 2020, 9:33 am
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 305
You are correct that it is a hydropsychid. And I would go with one of the Hydropsyche species.
LeskorcalaFebruary 20th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Posts: 16Thank you both for your help , I did collect few more today and they were in their tubular like gravel?sand cases , so its Caddis larvae for sure
LeskorcalaFebruary 20th, 2020, 7:16 pm
Posts: 16No , no reason sir , just mistake on my part , compute was not loading and when did it load all

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