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Genus Orthotrichia

Microcaddisfly - Orthotrichia Insect - Orthotrichia Orthotrichia - female Orthotrichia - female Hydroptilidae - Orthotrichia aegerfasciella - male Hydroptilidae - Orthotrichia aegerfasciella - male Orthotrichia aegerfasciells - Orthotrichia aegerfasciella - male Micro Caddis - Orthotrichia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Superfamily Hydroptiloidea
Family Hydroptilidae (Microcaddisflies)
Genus Orthotrichia
Explanation of Names
Orthotrichia Eaton 1873
6 spp. in our area(1)
mostly eastern half of NA, O. cristata transcontinental in the north(1)