Rhyacophilidae

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Rhyacophilidae
Rhyacophila.fasciata.jpg
Rhyacophila fasciata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Trichoptera
Suborder: Spicipalpia
Superfamily: Rhyacophiloidea
Family: Rhyacophilidae
Stephens, 1836
Genera

Fansipangana
Himalopsyche
Philocrena
Rhyacophila

The Rhyacophilidae are a family in the insect order of Trichoptera. Larvae of this family are free living and most species are predatory. The largest genus is Rhyacophila, with near 500 species distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

External links[edit]

Video of Rhyacophilid larva from Austria