Hydroptilidae

Micro-Caddisfly


Hydroptilidae photo, a Microcaddisfly

 

Family: Hydroptilidae

Length: 1.5 - 6.0 mm in the family; insect in photo 3.3 mm

 

In family Hydroptilidae the overall size is small, and the antennae are relatively short. These are notably hairy insects. Some groups within the family possess ocelli while others do not.



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