Limnephilidae

Limnephilidae

Observation - Limnephilidae - UK and Ireland. Description: This is a typical limnephilid larvae with a slightly 'tatty' case. The family can also be determined by examining the arrangement of sclerites on the thoracic segments but these are not clear enough in these pictures to highlight. Species identification w

This is a typical limnephilid larvae with a slightly 'tatty' case. The family can also be determined by examining the arrangement of sclerites on the thoracic segments but these are not clear enough in these pictures to highlight. Species identification would require detailed microscopic examination.