Large caddisflies

Members of this family have light brown or gray markings and may look mottled. Ocelli arc present. There arc at least two tibial spurs on the front legs and four on the middle and hindlegs.

• I JFK CYCLE Eggs are laid in water. The larvae make light cases of spirally arranged plant fragments and fibers, adding material as they grow.

• Occurrence Mainly larvae are Northern I Icmispherc. Near s|jm an(j f|at ponds, lakes, bogs, and slow- The head may flowing streams and rivers. have dark bands.

relatively short black stripe along

PHRYGANEA GRANDIS is the largest caddisfly found in the British Isles. The male is smaller than the female (shown here) and lacks the distinctive dark stripe along the forewing.

drab brown coloration papery wings with few hairs

drab brown coloration papery wings with few hairs yellow-and-brown patterned forewings

gray hindwings four tibial spurs on middle and hindlegs gray hindwings four tibial spurs on middle and hindlegs

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