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Genus Macrostemum

Neuroptera? - Macrostemum zebratum Hydropsychidae, genus Macrostemum - Macrostemum Macrostemum Caddisfly - Macrostemum Beautiful Caddis - Macrostemum zebratum Macrostemum zebratum Very long antennae on this insect - Macrostemum Unknown Insect - 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