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WA Caddisfly Description

Taxonomic Name
(Common Name)
(Saddle Case Maker )
Retreat: portable tortoiseshell saddlecase made entirely or mainly of rock particles. 

(Little Tan Short-horn Sedge)

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WA species:
Glossosoma alascense
Glossosoma excitum
Glossosoma montanum
Glossosoma penitum
Glossosoma pyroxum
Glossosoma traviatum
Glossosoma velonum
Glossosoma verdonum
Glossosoma wenatchee
(9) WA species
No plates on top of the middle and third thoracic segments, but small plate on shoulder of front leg only slightly longer than tall; pair of hairs on the underside of abdominal segment 9, but not 8.Body length: 10 mm.
Body: greenish brown.
Wings: pale tan to medium brown.

State/province distribution based on NatureServe Explorer.

Created: 08/16/2013   Last modified: 12/08/2014    www.FlyfishingEntomology.com