Where do caddis-flies like to live?

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Where do caddis-flies like to live?
« on: 24/03/2009 08:48:30 »
I know there are thousands of different species, but has anyone seen a caddis-fly before? Where do they like to live?

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« Reply #1 on: 25/03/2009 00:02:15 »
The fast flowing streams on Dartmoor are full of the larvae - covered in their armour of tiny stones and sand.
I wouldn't recognise an adult, though.

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« Reply #2 on: 25/03/2009 05:23:32 »
I think I saw a couple the other day, but I couldn't tell whether it was a caddisfly or a random bit of wood.

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« Reply #3 on: 25/03/2009 06:18:06 »
Actually, after some research, I think it might have been a larvae.

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« Reply #4 on: 25/03/2009 08:18:04 »
what makes you to think....

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« Reply #5 on: 25/03/2009 08:23:13 »
Because they looked a bit like this:


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« Reply #6 on: 25/03/2009 08:42:20 »
Then it's to time to research??

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« Reply #7 on: 25/03/2009 09:07:10 »
I guess so...

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« Reply #8 on: 25/03/2009 09:09:00 »
OK....