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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Macrostemum

Caddisfly - Macrostemum zebratum Zebra Caddisfly - Macrostemum zebratum Macrostemum Macrostemum Some type of moth? - Macrostemum zebratum Flying Cyclone - Macrostemum Macrostemum sp. - Macrostemum Macrostemum
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Annulipalpia
Superfamily Hydropsychoidea
Family Hydropsychidae (Netspinning Caddisflies)
Subfamily Macronematinae
Genus Macrostemum
Explanation of Names
Macrostemum Kolenati 1859
Nomina Nearctica lists 3 species:
Macrostemum carolina Banks, 1909
Macrostemum transversa Walker, 1852
Macrostemum zebratum Hagen, 1861
a member of the tribe Macronematini Ulmer 1905