Order Trichoptera Kirby, 1813 (Insecta), Caddisflies*

@article{Holzenthal2007OrderTK,
  title={Order Trichoptera Kirby, 1813 (Insecta), Caddisflies*},
  author={Ralph W. Holzenthal and Roger J. Blahnik and Aysha L. Prather and Karl M. Kjer},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2007},
  volume={1668},
  pages={639-698}
}
The taxonomy, diversity, and distribution of the aquatic insect order Trichoptera, caddisflies, are reviewed. The order is among the most important and diverse of all aquatic taxa. Larvae are vital participants in aquatic food webs and their presence and relative abundance are used in the biological assessment and monitoring of water quality. The species described by Linnaeus are listed. The morphology of all life history stages (adults, larvae, and pupae) is diagnosed and major features of the… 

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