Tag: caddisfly larvae
Jagged, White Organisms Found in Couch Might be Immature Red Triangle Slugs
Two, strange-looking creatures were found by Gary, a reader whose issue we only recently covered in “an article on what we identified as potential pupae” or debris. Shortly after we covered his story about the “two little guys” he found on his “couch after [he] spent the night sleeping on it”, he sent us new pictures. Here is what he said: “Actually I sent you the wrong picture. The one that I sent you was of them days later. Attached is them right after I found them. Closest thing that I’ve found is from Australia, but theirs has an open triangle on them as mine are filled in. Very similar otherwise.”
Mysterious Black Larva with Case Made from Debris Could Be a Saunders’ Case Moth Caterpillar
“My son found a few of these on his front porch,” states this reader in Severna Park, Maryland. She is referring to the organisms pictured below, which she thinks are black beetle larvae.”
Types of Pouch or Case Carrying Worms
It makes a portable case of silk mixed with plants, rock, twigs or sand. In some cases, the caddisfly uses silk alone to create its case, but for the most part, the creature covers it with sand or other debris.