Trichoptera: Glossosomatidae of Gunnison County, Colorado
Saddle Case MakersBanks, 1904
Updated 4 Dec 2013
The Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) Database has records from the East River at Almont and Tomichi Creek at CO HWY 114, Gunnison and Parlin. A record for Estes Park in Gunnison County may be erroneous.
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Banks,N 1904 Neuropteroid insects from New Mexico. Transactions of American Entomological Society 32, 97-110.
Described as Glossosoma parvula.
Herrmann,SJ; Ruiter,DE and Unzicker,JD 1986 Distribution and records of Colorado Trichoptera. Southwestern Naturalist 31 4, 421-457. Abstract and first page
They note the habitat for this species is streams and rivers, the altitudinal range is 1516 to 2911m and adult collection dates are 6 April to 20 October. Quote from page 426: "This species is widespread and common in Colorado. " They list this species as present in Gunnison county.
Ross,HH 1938 Lectotypes of North American caddis flies in the Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Psyche 45:1-61 entire paper
Ruse,LP and Herrmann,SJ 2000 Plecoptera and Trichoptera species distribution related to environmental characteristics of the metal-polluted Arkansas River, Colorado. Western North American Naturalist 60 (1) 57-65. PDF
Voelz,NJ; Poff,NL; Ward,JV 1994 Differential effects of a brief thermal disturbance on caddisflies (Trichoptera) in a regulated river. American Midland Naturalist 132 1, 173-182. abstract PDF
Ward,JV 1981 Altitudinal distribution and abundance of Trichoptera in a Rocky Mountain stream. In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Trichoptera (pp. 375-381). Springer Netherlands. Abstract
Brown,WS 2005 Trichoptera of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA
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