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Infraorder Brevitentoria

The Black Dancer - Mystacides sepulchralis Mystacides interjectus? - Mystacides interjectus - female Caddisfly - Molanna ? - Oecetis moth - Nectopsyche pavida Caddisfly? - Nectopsyche Caddisfly needs ID Long-horned Caddisfly - Leptoceridae
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Infraorder Brevitentoria
Explanation of Names
Brevitentoria Weaver 1984
Numbers
20 families in 3 superfamilies total(1)
Range
worldwide; 1 small superfamily restricted to Australasia(1)
Works Cited
1.Order Trichoptera. In: Thorp J., Rogers D.C. (Eds.) Ecology and general biology: Thorp and Covich's freshwater invertebrates
Holzenthal R.W., Thomson R.E., Ríos-Touma B. 2015. Academic Press, 965–1002.