The Taxonomic Breakdown is the scientific way to categorize a partocular insect species from its largest group (Animalia) to its smallest (variable). The Genus and Species categorizations taken together make up the species' scientific name shown above, in this case Various spp..
Antenna: Antenna are noticeably apparent on this insect.
Outdoors: Typically found across the great outdoors.
Spotted Pattern: Noted for spots or spotted pattern.
Winged: Has wings to hop or fly over distance.
The Caddisfly has been identified by site users by the following descriptors:
brown   black   red   spotted   winged   wings   flying   fligh   outdoors   antenna   eyes
The general likelihood of encountering this insect based on a given month of the year in the state of Tennessee. Generally, the best sighting months are June through August with peak occurring in July.
Below is a representation of the 'smallest-small' and 'largest-large' sizes commonly associated with the Caddisfly. Due to monitor differences, sizes may not be exact on your particular screen. Conversions to millimeters are provided for convenience.
0.39 inches (10 mm)
1.57 inches (40 mm)
Below you will find the colors most commonly associated with the Caddisfly. Both Primary and Secondary colors are represented in the showcase. Due to monitor differences, colors may not be exact representations.
The Caddisfly can be found in the following Tennessee counties:
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