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Unidentified Larvae, Cases & Pupae

Aquatic larva
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae, Cases & Pupae
Identification
Here are some examples of images that have been identified and placed in the guide. This is not a comprehensive listing, but more of a beginner's guide.
In general, most larval cases are not diagnostic to any one particular taxon. There may be instances where larval cases from different families look nearly the same.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------> Suborder Annulipalpia
Family Hydropsychidae - Netspinning Caddisflies
Arctopsyche ladogensis
Arctopsyche grandis
Parapsyche apicalis
Parapsyche elsis
Diplectrona modesta
Homoplectra doringa
Cheumatopsyche
Hydropsyche alhedra
Hydropsyche betteni
Hydropsyche bronta
Hydropsyche morosa
Hydropsyche rossi
Hydropsyche slossonae
Hydropsyche sparna
Hydropsyche venularis
Macrostemum zebratum
Smicridea
Family Philopotamidae - Fingernet Caddisflies
Chimarra aterrima
Dolophilodes distinctus
Wormaldia
Family Dipseudopsidae
Phylocentropus carolinus
Family Polycentropodidae - Tube Maker Caddisflies
Cernotina spicata
Neureclipsis
Polycentropus
----------------------------------------------------------------------------> Suborder Integripalpia
Family Glossosomatidae - Little Black Caddisflies
Agapetus
Glossosoma nigrior
Family Hydroptilidae - Microcaddisflies
Hydroptila
Ochrotrichia tenuata
Oxyethira
Family Rhyacophilidae - Free-living Caddisflies
Rhyacophila
Rhyacophila acutiloba
Rhyacophila carolina
Rhyacophila carpenteri
Rhyacophila fuscula
Rhyacophila grandis
Rhyacophila nigrita
Himalopsyche phryganea
Family Calamoceratidae
Heteroplectron californicum
Phylloicus
Phylloicus mexicanus
Family Leptoceridae - Long-horned Caddisflies
Mystacides alafimbriatus
Mystacides interjectus
Nectopsyche
Oecetis
Triaenodes tardus
Family Molannidae - Hood Casemakers
Molanna blenda
Family Odontoceridae - Mortarjoint Casemakers
Psilotreta frontalis
Psilotreta labida
Psilotreta rufa
Nerophilus californicus
Marilia flexuosa
Family Helicopsychidae - Snail-case Caddisflies
Helicopsyche
Family Sericostomatidae - Bushtailed Caddisflies
Agarodes
Gumaga
Family Apataniidae - Early Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatania incerta
Pedomoecus sierra
Family Goeridae
Goera calcarata
Goera fuscula
Family Limnephilidae - Northern Caddisflies
Pseudostenophylax sparsus
Dicosmoecus
Dicosmoecus pallicornis
Ironoquia parvula
Ironoquia punctatissima
Onocosmoecus unicolor
Desmona bethula
Psychoglypha subborealis
Asynarchus
Lenarchus
Nemotaulius hostilis
Platycentropus radiatus
Pycnopsyche
Pycnopsyche gentilis
Pycnopsyche guttifera
Pycnopsyche lepida
Pycnopsyche scabripennis
Pycnopsyche luculenta
Philocasca
Family Thremmatidae
Neophylax aniqua
Neophylax concinnus
Neophylax consimilis
Neophylax fuscus
Neophylax mitchelli
Neophylax oligius
Neophylax rickeri
Family Uenoidae - Stonecase Caddisflies
Farula
Family Brachycentridae - Humpless Casemaker Caddisflies
Adicrophleps hitchcocki
Amiocentrus aspilus
Brachycentrus americanus
Brachycentrus appalachia
Brachycentrus lateralis
Brachycentrus numerosus
Brachycentrus occidentalis
Micrasema charonis
Micrasema wataga
Family Lepidostomatidae - Bizarre Caddisflies
Lepidostoma hoodi
Lepidostoma sommermanae
Family Phryganeidae - Giant Casemakers
Agrypnia
Oligostomis ocelligera
Ptilostomis

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See Also
Unidentified Larvae - Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
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