Family: Hydropsychidae

Common Net-spinner Caddisflies

These photos supplement pages 119-135 of the Guide to Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Midwest. Information on the biology of Hydropsychidae can be found on page 128. Hydropsychidae do not make cases. All three of their thoracic segments have sclerotized dorsal plates. Hydropsychidae have branched gills on the ventral side of their abdomen and a brush of hairs at the end of their abdomen.

Hydropsychidae

Hydropsychidae thorax Hydropsychidae gills Hydropsychidae brush hairs

Trichoptera

BrachycentridaeBrachycentridae
Humpless Caddisflies


GlossosomatidaeGlossosomatidae
Saddle Case Caddisflies
 

HelicopsychidaeHelicopsychidae
Snail Case Caddisflies


HydropsychidaeHydropsychidae
Net-Spinner Caddisflies


HydrophilidaeHydroptilidae
Micro Caddisflies


LeptoceridaeLeptoceridae
Long-horned Caddisflies


LimnephilidaeLimnephilidae
Northern Caddisflies


MolannidaeMolannidae
Hood Case Caddisflies


PhilopotamidaePhilopotamidae
Finger Net Caddisflies


PhryganeidaePhryganeidae
Giant Caddisflies



PolycentropodidaePolycentropodidae
Tube/Trumpet Caddisflies


RhyacophilidaeRhyacophilidae
Free-living Caddisflies


UenoidaeUenoidae
Uenoid Caddisflies