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You found some CADDISFLY LARVAE!

Learn more about Caddisfly Larvae

This deep look video from PBS shows how a caddisfly larva makes its protective case.

Just like a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, the caddisfly larva will go through metamorphosis to become a caddisfly! Here is a video of a caddisfly emerging after its pupa stage.

Make Your Own Caddisfly Larva

You can make your own Caddisfly Larva using a printable template and a toilet paper roll. The printed Caddisfly Larvae can slip into the decorated toilet paper roll that acts as its case!

Colored paper illustration of caddisfly larva