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|
|Chloride epithelia present dorsally (as well as dorsolaterally and ventrally) on several abdominal segments (sf 19.299)||Chloride epithelia absent dorsally (present ventrally and sometimes dorsolaterally)|
|Rough, tubular case of wood or leaf fragments, sometimes 3-sided, changed to fine gravel before pupation|
|Remaining genera: Limnephilus and Philarctus|
5 Example Specimens
This caddis is one of the most abundant caddisflies in temporary ponds of Glacier Park. The larvae build a round case of detritus and dead plant material that can get quite large.
Species Halesochila taylori
No further information about this genus is available on Troutnut.com at this time.
|Go to Couplet 25|