Family: Philopotamidae

Finger-net Caddisflies

These photos supplement pages 119-135 of the Guide to Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Midwest. Information on the biology of Philopotamidae can be found on page 132. Philopotamidae have a sclerotized pronotom, but a membranous meso and meta notum. The dorsum of segment 9 is membranous as well. The main identifying character is the long T-shaped membranous labrum. Philopotamidae do not build cases.

Philopotamidae

Philopotamidae thorax Philopotamidae terminus Philopotamidae labrum

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