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Free-living caddisfly larva, Rhyacophila carolina (8575252417).jpg
Rhyacophila carolina
Rhyacophila fasciata imago
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Trichoptera
Family: Rhyacophilidae
Genus: Rhyacophila
Pictet, 1834

Rhyacophila is a genus of green sedges in the family Rhyacophilidae. There are at least 640 described species in Rhyacophila.[1][2]

ITIS Taxonomic note:[2]

  • Type species: Rhyacophila vulgaris FJ Pictet (selected by HH Ross, 1944, Bull Illinois Nat Hist Surv 23: 32).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Rhyacophila Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  2. ^ a b c "Rhyacophila Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-10.

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