Skip to main content


Download  View Full  View Medium  View Thumb

Title: Athripsodes aterrimus
Description: Dorsal view of the front end of the larva that shows the dark bars at the posterior corner of the mesonotum , which is shown by larvae in the genera Athripsodes and Ceraclea. Also illustrates peritrich ciliates that are common as epizoites on caddis larvae.
Photographer: Ian Wallace
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Ian Wallace
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 12:19:46
Subject Keywords: Larvae; Caddis fly; Trichoptera; Ian Wallace; Peritrich ciliate; Epizoite; Dorsal view
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Leptoceridae; Athripsodes
Taxonomic Depictions: Athripsodes aterrimus

Rights Statement
This item is published under the licence: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
If you wish to make use of the item commercially email:

Citation of this item should be as follows:
Wallace, Ian [Photographer] (2016) Athripsodes aterrimus [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

Total file downloads: 126