Caddisfly
Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 21st September 2015 using
Nikon D5200 - 18-55 mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment.
 

Taken at Stevenston on 6th November 2016 using Panasonic Lumic LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File
Caddisfly.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Unsure, Over 7000 species of Caddis Fly
Trichoptera.
Adult Food:

Length:
Wingspan:

Habitat:
Feature:
Some species are predators, leaf shredders, algal grazers,
and collectors of particles from the watercolumn .
3 - 15 mm.
8 - 40 mm.
Streams, rivers, lakes, ponds.
The larvae of many species use silk to make protective
cases of gravel, sand, twigs or other debris.
Caddisflies live several weeks and usually mate on
vegetation or rocks surrounding water. There is generally
one complete generation per year.