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Caddis Fly

Observed: 7th October 2010 By: Danny the PirateDanny the Pirate’s reputation in InvertebratesDanny the Pirate’s reputation in Invertebrates
SAM_0390
SAM_0390 1
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Description:

Quiet large!

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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How to seperate?

What the seperating feture I need to look for?

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Separating species

You would need to look under a microscope at the differences in the genitalia. The Trichoptera Scandinavica website is a useful resource for images - it shows Scandinavian species but we have many of the same.

The two British species of Halesus are radiatus and digitatus can be viewed on the website here:

http://www.wto-hg.com/Trichoptera%20fennoscandinavica-aktuell/Limnephili...

http://www.wto-hg.com/Trichoptera%20fennoscandinavica-aktuell/Limnephili...