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Superfamily Limnephiloidea

small caddisfly - Neophylax oligius Northern Caddisflies mating - Frenesia - male - female Limnephilus externus IMG_6585 - Hydatophylax argus Sedge - Neophylax caddisfly larva - Dicosmoecus pallicornis Dicosmoecus gilvipes - male Pycnopsyche sp. - Pycnopsyche
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia
Infraorder Plenitentoria
Superfamily Limnephiloidea
6 families, with ~340 spp. in ~50 genera in our area and ~1350 spp. in ~140 genera worldwide(1)(2)
Print References
Ruiter D.E. (2000) Generic key to the adult ocellate Limnephiloidea of the Western Hemisphere (Insecta: Trichoptera). Ohio Biol. Surv. Misc. Contr. 5. 22 p.