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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

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

27" brown trout, my largest ever. It was the sub-dominant fish in its pool. After this, I hooked the bigger one, but I couldn't land it.
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Lepidostoma (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

Ruler view of a Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York The smallest ruler marks are 1 mm.
Case view of a Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York
Dorsal view of a Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York
Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York
Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York
Lepidostoma (Lepidostomatidae) (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Delaware River in New York

This caddisfly was collected from the Delaware River in New York on May 13th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 18th, 2007.

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Lepidostoma?
2 replies
Posted by PaulRoberts on Aug 15, 2012
Last reply on Aug 16, 2012 by PaulRoberts
I believe Lepidostoma has antennae fixed very close and right in front of the eye. I don't see that here. Maybe it's obscured in the image?
Lepidostoma sp.
Posted by Earlfishman on May 19, 2007
Last reply on May 19, 2007 by Earlfishman
Sure looks like Lepidostomatidae to me and I'm pretty sure it's Lepidostoma sp. I've got no idea how to take it any further than that.

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Lepidostoma (Little Brown Sedge) Caddisfly Larva Pictures

Collection details
Location: Delaware River, New York
Date: May 13th, 2007
Added to site: May 18th, 2007
Author: Troutnut
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