caddis fly


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cad·dis·fly

also caddis fly  (kăd′ĭs-flī′)
n.
Any of numerous insects of the order Trichoptera, having long antennae and four wings covered with short hairs, and usually found near lakes and streams. Also called trichopteran.

[Perhaps from obsolete cad (influenced by caddis), variant of cod (from the tube in which the larva lives).]

caddis fly

n
1. (Animals) any small mothlike insect of the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of hairy wings and aquatic larvae (caddis worms)
[C17: of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caddis fly - small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvaecaddis fly - small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae
Translations

caddis fly

[ˈkædɪsflaɪ] Nfrígano m

caddis fly

nKöcherfliege f, → Frühlingsfliege f
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I caught lots of little trout with them and, although I didn't know it then, these grubs are the larvae of the caddis fly or sedge, which are an avidly eaten mainstay of the trout's diet in rivers and lochs.
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How about for starters, a few pan-fried spiders, or moth and midge soup, then maybe a choice of mains: a caddis fly fricassee and that old favourite: spicy lacewings in a reduced beetle and wasp jus?
Imagine my delight when I managed to weasel my way into just such a situation--and not sorting caddis fly larvae in Kentucky--no, this was the wolf-moose winter study on Michigan's Isle Royale--the Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl of wilderness research expeditions.
And the water was alive with a whole variety of creepy-crawlies, from caddis fly larvae to brightly-coloured stickleback fish.
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Veering between Whitehall farce and personal odyssey, this witty and engaging novel relates how Dr Jones - who once longed for nothing more than getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in Trout and Salmon magazine, learns to believe in miracles.
They now conduct an annual census of large invertebrates such as the caddis fly, whose populations can be a gauge of stream health.