Updated 19 Jun 2011
Suborder Spicipalpia (Closed-cocoon Makers)
Glossosomatidae (Saddle Case Makers)
Rhyacophilidae (Freeliving Caddisflies, Green Rock Worm)
Suborder Annulipalpia (Fixed-Retreat Makers)
Hydropsychidae (Net Spinner Caddis)
Philopotamidae (Finger-net Caddisflies)
Psychomyiidae (Trumpet-net Caddisflies)
Suborder Integripalpia (Portable-Case Makers)
Brachycentridae (Log Cabin Casemakers, Humpless case-maker)
Helicopsychidae (Snailcase Caddis)
Leptoceridae (Longhorned Case Makers)
Limnephilidae (Northern Case Makers, Giant Caddis)
Molannidae (Hood-case Makers)
Phryganeidae (Giant Case Maker Caddisflies)
Caddis that may be here. Found in contiguous or nearby high elevation Colorado Counties
Based on comparisons with data from other counties, it appears the highest elevations of Gunnison County may be poorly collected.
Sources and References for Gunnison County recordsAllan, JD 1975 The distributional ecology and diversity of benthic insects in Cement Creek, Colorado. Ecology 56:1040-1053. PDF
Widely cited longitudinal survey of Cement Creek.
Ruiter,David E (1995): The genus Limnephilus Leach (Trichoptera:Limnephilidae) of the new world. Vol. 11. Ohio Biological Survey, College of Biological Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 200 pages
Herrmann,Scott J; Ruiter,Dave E; Unzicker,John D (1986): Distribution and records of Colorado Trichoptera. Southwestern Naturalist 31(4), 421-457.
Kirby, W. 1813 Strepsiptera, a new order of insects proposed; and the characters of the order, with those of its genera, laid down. Transactions of the Linnean Society, London, 11, 86-122.
Quote " If these remarks appear to entomologists well founded, and it be thought right to consider Phryganea as constituting a new order, I think it might be distinguished, since the wings of all the known species are hairy, by the name of Trichoptera. "
NAWQA = USGS National Water Quality Assessment Data Warehouse Data as of 1Sep2005
Peckarsky,Barbara L, Dodson,Stanley I, Conklin,Don J (1985): A key to the aquatic insects of streams in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab, including chironomid larvae from streams and ponds. Colorado Division of Wildlife, Denver CO. 47 pages.
Weaver,John S (1988): A synopsis of the North American Lepidostomatidae (Trichoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 24, (2) 1-141.
Useful for more information on taxonomyIntegrated Taxonomic Information System http://www.itis.gov/
Check for name changes. Useful when reading old papers.
Brown, Wendy S. 2004 Caddisflies or Trichoptera of Gunnison County, Colorado
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