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Genus Hesperophylax

Odontoceridae: Namamyia? - Hesperophylax Hesperophylax designatus Caddisfly with a white stripe - Hesperophylax Caddisfly - Hesperophylax Silver-striped Sedge - Hesperophylax designatus Arizona Caddis - Hesperophylax Hesperophylax? - Hesperophylax caddisfly - Hesperophylax designatus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Infraorder Plenitentoria
Superfamily Limnephiloidea
Family Limnephilidae (Northern Caddisflies)
Subfamily Limnephilinae
Tribe Limnephilini
Genus Hesperophylax
Explanation of Names
Hesperophylax Banks 1916
6 species in the Nearctic Region listed on the Trichoptera World Checklist
all species occur in the west; one species (H. designatus) is widespread, extending to northeastern United States and eastern Canada
Internet References
live adult image of H. designatus (T.W. Davies, courtesy U. of California at Berkeley)