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Nyctiophylax cf. celta - Nyctiophylax

Nyctiophylax cf. celta - Nyctiophylax
Marlton, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
July 8, 2008
Came to the light at night. I think this was MAYBE aroung 7 mm nose to wingtip, but I'm not really sure. Hydroptilidae (Microcaddisflies) ???

compare similar image from NC
Anyone care to comment on this image from North Carolina?

Certainly looks similar to a Nyctiophylax, but I am way beyond my competence here.

Moved from Caddisflies.

Probably not...
a hydroptilid. Size, foreleg spurs, and lack of a long fringe on the wing would be the reasons I'd rule that family out. Probably the same genus as your other specimen.

Not hydroptilid
This bug looks like Nyctiophylax, probably N. celta, family Polycentropodidae. Same family as your other specimen but a dirfferent genus.

Other images
Just to confirm before moving...
This is the one which is also Polycentropodidae?
Not this one?

I appreciate the help. I've left at genus, but will make a species page if you want.

I had a feeling that you might have an idea about these, Thomas. Do you think the other specimen is Polycentropus or something else?

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