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Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Tricoptera
Sub-Order Spicipalpia
Family Glossosomatidae
Common Name Little Black Caddisfly
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Larvae construct tortoise-like domed cases of plant materials
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Merritt, R W., K W. Cummins, and M B. Berg. An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Company, 2008