Helicopsychidae, Snail-case Caddisfly, Helicopsyche borealis - Helicopsyche
Heritage Valley, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA
May 25, 2007
Heritage Valley BioBlitz, Upper Iowa River. Captured and ID'd by the University of Iowa Hygienic Lab macroinvert guys, M Birmingham and T Hubbard (self avowed "bug nerds")
These are my most favorite Caddisfly cases so I was delighted when Mike and Todd gave me a couple, which I'm finally photographing.
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