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Saddlecase Maker Caddisfly Case - Family Glossosomatidae These caddisflies make dome-shaped cases out of pebbles that look like tiny turtle shells. The case conceals and protects  the larva.  When the larva outgrows its case, it builds a new, larger one at the end its current case. They, it cuts off the old one. It will have to rebuild several times during the larval stage.<br />
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Habitat: Stream in a deciduous forest Geotagged,Glossosomatidae,Saddlecase Maker,Saddlecase Maker Caddisfly,Saddlecase Maker Caddisfly Case,Spring,United States,caddisfly,caddisfly case,case Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Saddlecase Maker Caddisfly Case - Family Glossosomatidae

These caddisflies make dome-shaped cases out of pebbles that look like tiny turtle shells. The case conceals and protects the larva. When the larva outgrows its case, it builds a new, larger one at the end its current case. They, it cuts off the old one. It will have to rebuild several times during the larval stage.

Habitat: Stream in a deciduous forest

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  1. Very neat find, Christine! Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thank you! I only wish they were easier to ID! Posted 4 months ago

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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2019. Captured May 31, 2019 11:19 in 5 Front St, Patterson, NY 12563, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm