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Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Caddisfly Species Dicosmoecus atripes (October Caddis)

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

1 Female Adult
Female Dicosmoecus atripes (October Caddis) Caddisfly Adult
This specimen is 26 mm.
- Entoman

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