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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Family Polycentropodidae - Tube Maker Caddisflies

caddisfly - Polycentropus maculatus Polycentropodidae caddisfly larva - Polycentropus A small caddisfly ... ID to family would be nice. Caddisfly Mottled brown caddisfly Tube Maker Caddisfly Tube Maker 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)