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Infraorder Plenitentoria

Caddisfly larva Brachycentrus occidentalis Caddisfly caddisfly - Banksiola crotchi Limnephilidae, genus Pycnopsyche - Pycnopsyche Limnephilidae, genus Pycnopsyche - Pycnopsyche gentilis Caddisfly ??? - Frenesia Cadddisfly -  - Pycnopsyche
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Infraorder Plenitentoria
Explanation of Names
Plenitentoria Weaver 1984
Numbers
2 superfamilies (1 small Australasian family unassigned), with 9 families represented in NA and 14 families worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide and across NA (Rossianidae precinctive to w.NA); several small families not represented in NA are mostly restricted to southern hemisphere (and one, to E. Asia)(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.