|Option 1||Option 2|
|Mesothoracic femora each with 2 major setae situated near midpoint of femur (sf 19.301)||Mesothoracic femora each with 1 major seta 1/4 distance from base (remote from midpoint of femur) and 1 major seta near midpoint of femur (sf 19.302)|
|Cases of wide range of shapes and materials (sf 19.25, 19.442a–19.442c)||Case of fine sand, sedge seeds, or snail shells|
|Widespread except not deep Southeast (i.e., not east of Texas or south of Arkansas and South Carolina)||Northwest|
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 Philarctus bergrothi
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