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Apatania
“Mountain Caddisflies, Little Mountain Casemakers, Early Smoky Wing Sedges”
Genus Overview
No genus-level description defined.
Characteristics
POLLUTION TOLERANCE
Southeast: 0.6
0 = least tolerant, 10 = most tolerant
FEEDING HABITS
Collector / Gatherer
Scraper / Grazer
MOVEMENT
Climber
Clinger
Sprawler
DISTRIBUTION
Widespread (east of the Rocky Mtns.)
HABITAT
Lentic-littoral
Lotic-erosional
Diagnostic Characters
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Order: Larvae: Wings/wing pads absent. Eye spots present, but compound eyes absent. Antennae usually small, inconspicuous. Three pairs of segmented legs present on thorax. Pair of anal prolegs, each with single hook, located on last abdominal segment. Larvae can be free-living, in silken retreats attached to substrate, or in usually-portable tubes or cases made of sand, rocks, or plant material.
Family: Not defined.
Genus: Not defined.