Trichoptera

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Noun1.Trichoptera - an order of insects consisting of caddis fliesTrichoptera - an order of insects consisting of caddis flies
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
caddisworm, strawworm - larva of the caddis fly; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris
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In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency conducts an annual randomized survey of freshwater macroinvertebrates belonging to the families of stoneflies, caddisflies, and mayflies.
Tiny chironomids, average caddisflies, or huge mayflies--whatever.
Dace species are known to be opportunistic feeders; however, from diet analysis and my own (AJM) observation of prevalent food sources it can be concluded that Umatilla Dace in the Colville River target caddisflies during the summer months, while in British Columbia diet was composed mainly of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) and midges (Chironomidae) (COSEWIC 2010).
The caddisflies (Trichoptera) are one of the most important groups of aquatic insects, which include 13,574 species [1].
In order to simplify analysis, the following dietary categories were used: molluscs (Mollusca), leeches (Hirudinea), zooplankton, crustaceans (Crustacea, represented solely by waterlouse Asellus aquaticus), mayflies (Ephemeroptera), caddisflies (Trichoptera), chironomid larvae and pupae (Chironomidae), dipterans (Diptera, except Chironomidae), terrestrial insects, other (Odonata, Heteroptera, Megaloptera, Coleoptera), fish eggs, fish fry and detritus (detritus, sand and macrovegetation residue; not included in analysis).
The Chilean genus Charadropsyche, with the description of its immature stages (Trichoptera: Tasimiidae) (Studies of Neotropical caddisflies, LVII).
The poems connect with parenthood: "my daughter reservoir of poses," "my daughter caddisflies.
Studies of Neotropical Caddisflies, XLV: The taxonomy, phenology and faunistics of the Trichoptera of Antioquia, Colombia.
Examples of intolerant organisms are mayflies stoneflies and some caddisflies (members of the Ephemeroptera Plecoptera and Trichoptera orders respectively).
No baetid mayflies were recovered in pools after the spate and only a few hydropsychid caddisflies were observed in this habitat throughout the study.