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            CLASSIFICATION OF TRICHOPTERA

 

                        Families in Green color                                                                                            Trichoptera Details

 

Insecta:  Holometabola

  TRICHOPTERA

  Superfamily:  Glossosomatoidea

    Glossosomatidae

  Superfamily:  Hydropsychoidea

     Dipseudopsidae

     Ecnomidae

     Hydropsychidae (Net spinners)

     Polycentropodidae

     Psychomyiidae (trumpet-net  & tubing  caddisflies)

     Xiphocentronidae

  Superfamily:  Hydroptiloidea

     Hydroptilidae (micro caddisflies)

  Superfamily:  Leptoceroidea

    Atriplectididae

    Calamoceratidae

    Koldriidae

    Leptoceridae (long-horn caddisflies)

    Limnocentropodidae

    Molannidae

    Odontoceridae

    Philorheithridae

Superfamily:  Limnephiloidea

   Apartaniidae

   Brachycentridae (humpless casemakers)

   Goeridae

   Lepidostomatidae

   Limnephilidae (northern caddisflies)

   Oeconesidae

   Pisuliidae

   Rossianidae

   Uenoidae

 

Superfamily:  Philopotamoidea

    Philopotamidae (finger-net caddisflies)

    Stenopsychidae

Superfamily:  Phryganeoidea

   Phryganeidae (large caddisflies)

    Phryganopsychidae

    Plectrotarsidae

Superfamily:  Rhyacophiloidea

   Hydrobiosidae

   Rhyacophilidae (primitive caddisflies)

Superfamily:  Sericostomatoidea

   Anomalopsychidae

   Antipodoeciidae

   Barbarochthonidae

   Beraeidae (small eastern caddisflies)

   Calocidae

   Ceylanopsyche

   Chathamiidae

   Conoesucidae

   Helicophidae

   Helicopsychidae (snail-case caddisflies)

   Hydrosalpingidae

   Petrothrincidae

   Sericostomatidae

 

Superfamily:  Tasimioidea

   Tasimiidae

 

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Details of Insect Taxonomic Groups

 

          Examples of beneficial species occur in almost every insect order, and considerable information on morphology and habits has been assembled.  Therefore, the principal groups of insect parasitoids and predators provide details that refer to the entire class Insecta.  These details are available at <taxnames.htm>.