This species was originally very important on its own, but now another important former species, Dicosmoecus jucundus, is considered a synonym of atripes. This extends its range and amplifies its value.
Where & when
Time of year : September and October
This species known to be important in California, Utah, originally, and in Montana and Alaska with the new synonym.
Specimens of the Caddisfly Species Dicosmoecus atripes