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Identification - Trichoptera

A Beginner's Guide to Caddis (Order Trichoptera) by Dr Ian Wallace, published by Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society Vol 62 February 2003, gives an introduction to caddis and the identification of larvae with illustrations of various case constructions. The article has been made available by the Amateur Entomologists' Society.

The Beginner's Guide to Caddis by Dr Ian Wallace –PDF-File, 623.7 MB

Wallace I 2006 Simple key to caddis larvae Field Studies Council Development of this key was supported by the Riverfly Partnership

Barnard P & Ross E 2008 Guide to adult caddisflies (Trichoptera) Field Studies Council Development of this easy to use guide to Trichoptera families, with images and notes on each family, was supported by the Riverfly Partnership.

Edington JM & Hildrew AG 1995 Caseless caddis larvae of the British Isles Scientific publication 53 pp.134 Freshwater Biological Association Wallace ID ,

Wallace B & Philipson GN 2003 Keys to the case-bearing caddis larvae of Britain and Ireland Scientific publication 61 pp.259 Freshwater Biological Association