Agrypnia varia "Speckled Peter" Caddis Fly

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Classification Family: Trichoptera Phryganeidae

Length 12 to 18 mm.

Phenology High Summer

Identification AKA Speckled Peter Large and attractive caddisfly with a mottled black and white appearance and banded legs.

Life Cycle Larvae are tube case makers and can be found in ponds and lakes.



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