Aquatic Insects of Michigan

by Ethan Bright, Museum of Zoology Insect Division and School of Natural Resources and Environment
University of Michigan

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Apataniidae, Apatania of Michigan - Identification

(adapted from Chen 1992)

    1a a. Seta 15 about half as long as seta 14 Apatania zonella (Zetterstedt)
    b. Length of mature larva 8-10 mm
    1b a. Seta 15 longer Apatania incerta (Banks)
    b. Larva smaller, body length < 8 mm


    Chen YE. 1992. The larva and pupa of Apatania praevolans Morse (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae), with a key to described larvae of North American species of Apatania. Aquatic Insects 14(1):49-55.