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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Larval Caddisfly in Case

This is a larval caddislfy in its case. The white string like structures protruding from its body, right above the case, are external gills that it uses to respire.

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Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Virginia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Courtney Neumeyer