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Caddis Fly?

Observed: 16th May 2012 By: Eskling2Eskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in Invertebrates
Caddis
Description:

Is this a caddis fly?

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nightfly's picture

Hi GreenOgre, I think it can

Hi GreenOgre,

I think it can only be a caddis, not one I'm familiar with but certainly appears to be a caddis of somesort, there are so many.

Some others on here might have a better idea of the species, but I agree its a caddis alright.

Cathal.

Eskling2's picture

Thanks Nightfly

I don't know anything about caddisflies, I'm afraid.

inopinatus's picture

Moth?

Not sure that this is a caddis, but its hard to say with the light and the pose that it has been caught in. The wings look like they have coloured "scales" on them - they look like they are dusted with colour, rather than having their colour imprinted on them like a caddis.

Ian Wallace's picture

I think thi is the caddis

I think thi is the caddis Goera pilosa, which makes amazingly strong and weighted larval cases

Ian Wallace, UK Trichoptera Recording Scheme