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welp... caddis huh?


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#1 Dubs

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Posted 28 May 2016 - 11:32 PM

I live right next to a stream... so I turn my back porch light on and see what shows up

 

plenty of small caddis, like size 18.... then theres this guy

 

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any input on specific species is welcome as I am not as familiar with caddis

just thought Id share

 

oh, heres one of the lil guys

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#2 Adam Saarinen

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Posted 29 May 2016 - 12:18 AM

I don't know what it is, but you could ty a Europea 12 in dark colours?

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Posted 29 May 2016 - 08:42 AM

I'm thinking it's a Dobson fly but I could very well be mistaken. I've seen them quite a bit larger than that one here in Michigan. There's many variations of the Dobson so.....

 

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Posted 29 May 2016 - 10:08 AM

The overall size and comb-like antennae indicates this is not a dobsonfly but probably a fishfly. The veination and colour of the wings suggests it may be a species of Nigronia. These are close relatives of the dobsonfly whose larvae are also aquatic.



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Posted 29 May 2016 - 05:38 PM

That's interesting I don't remember seeing anything with antennas like that before

#6 Dux-R-Us

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Posted 08 June 2016 - 12:43 PM

The overall size and comb-like antennae indicates this is not a dobsonfly but probably a fishfly. The veination and colour of the wings suggests it may be a species of Nigronia. These are close relatives of the dobsonfly whose larvae are also aquatic.

 

Megaloptera: Corydalidae

 

Both dobsonflies and fishflies are in this family.   I agree it is a fishfly, subfamily Chauliodinae.


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