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A Caddisfly - Philarctus bergrothi
Other Names:  Philarctus bergrothi

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Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
This caddisfly incorporates snails and other shells into its case from its surroundings making for a neat decorative case. In Montana, this species is generally found in lentic habitats (ponds, wetlands, lake) or on the depositional margins of streams and rivers in aquatic vegetation or on the bottom. .

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 4

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A Caddisfly — Philarctus bergrothi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from