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A new guide to identifying Caddisflies for use with live adults is almost at the testing stage.
The guide is being written by Dr Ian Wallace (National Caddisfly Recording Scheme) and Sharon and Peter Flint.
It is intended that the more distinctively marked adult Caddisflies will be able to be identified using the guide.


Latest Freshwater Section News

  1. Conchological and freshwater sections meeting at Low Bradley

    We had a very interesting meeting at Low Bradley in west Yorkshire. Starting off on the canal, where a dredge...

  2. Plant and beetle lists for Blackmoorfoot Reservoir now available

    Comprehensive annotated lists of the plants and beetles recorded at Blackmoorfoot Reservoir are now available to...

  3. The Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis)

    An exotic addition to Yorkshire’s aquatic fauna.

  4. White Clawed Crayfish

    In Britain the white-clawed crayfish is our only native crayfish and is our largest freshwater invertebrate. It...

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Caddisflies or Trichoptera, (meaning, from the Greek trichos a hair and pteron a wing; hairy-wing


StoneStoneflies, belonging to the Insect order Plecoptera, are so called because the adults of th


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