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Trichoptera: Limnephilidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Introduction to Lenarchus

Martynov 1914
Updated 27 Feb 2015

I have seen larvae of with cases of irregular fragments of bark and leaves from the Upper East river valley. However they are not common.

Potential Species List

Lenarchus brevipennis
Lenarchus fautini


Martynov,AV 1914 Ann Mus Petrograd 19: 222

Ross,HH; Merkley,DR 1952 An annotated key to the nearctic males of Limnephilus (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae). American Midland Naturalist 47:435-455.
     Has keys to identify North American adults.

Schmid,F 1952 Le group de Lenarchus Mart. (Trichoptera, Limnoph.). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 25(3): 157-210.
     Also studies adults of Lenarchus.

Brown,WS 2007 Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA