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Family Polycentropodidae - Tube-maker Caddisflies

caddisfly - Holocentropus interruptus Tube Maker Caddisfly Polycentropodidae, genus Polycentropus - Polycentropus caddisfly larva - Polycentropus A small caddisfly ... ID to family would be nice. Plectrocnemia? - Plectrocnemia crassicornis another Plectrocnemia? Washington Caddisfly
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Annulipalpia
Superfamily Psychomyioidea
Family Polycentropodidae (Tube-maker Caddisflies)
Explanation of Names
Polycentropodidae Ulmer 1903
~300 spp. in 25 genera worldwide(1)
wingspan 8–25 mm(1)
wide variety of lotic and lentic habitats(1)