The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.
|Option 1||Option 2|
|1 or 2 small rounded posterodorsal sclerites and 1 long dorsal sclerite at base of each lateral hump of abdominals segment I (sf 19.283) or dorsal area at base of hump with several small discrete sclerites, 1 surrounding each seta||1 irregular posterior sclerite and 1 irregular dorsal sclerotized area surrounding bases of 2–3 setae (sf 19.286)|
|Case rough, straight, untapered tube, made of rocks and wood fragments (sf 19.24), sometimes with trailing pieces of cases of other caddisflies attached (sf 19.437)|
|Remaining genera: Chilostigma, Clostoeca, and Grensia|
1 Example Specimen
|Psychoglypha||Go to Couplet 15|