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Genus Plectrocnemia

Caddisfly - Plectrocnemia crassicornis Polycentropus variegatus - Plectrocnemia variegata Caddisfly - Plectrocnemia crassicornis - female Caddisfly - Plectrocnemia crassicornis - female Plectrocnemia crassicornis - male Plectrocnemia crassicornis Plectrocnemia remota - female Plectrocnemia remota - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Trichoptera (Caddisflies)
Suborder Annulipalpia
Superfamily Psychomyioidea
Family Polycentropodidae (Tube Maker Caddisflies)
Genus Plectrocnemia
Explanation of Names
Plectrocnemia Stephens 1836
~90 spp. total(1)
well represented in most regions of the world, except the Neotropical(1)
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny of Polycentropodidae Ulmer, 1903 (Trichoptera: Annulipalpia: Psychomyioidea)...
Chamorro M.L., Holzenthal R.W. 2011. Invertebrate Systematics 25: 219-253.