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caddis fly,

any of various insects of the order Trichoptera, with four hairy wings usually held back rooflike over the abdomen, long antennae, and chewing mouthparts. The aquatic larvae, or caddis worms, which somewhat resemble caterpillars, are food for many freshwater fishes; they are called creepers when used as bait. The larvae build and inhabit underwater cases or nets made from a silken threadlike material they produce, or from materials such as twigs, sand, and leaves. Most larvae feed on plants and debris caught in the cases; among the net-building species some are predacious. Many seal their cases, and spin cocoons and pupate within. Caddis flies are classified in the phylum ArthropodaArthropoda
[Gr.,=jointed feet], largest and most diverse animal phylum. The arthropods include crustaceans, insects, centipedes, millipedes, spiders, scorpions, and the extinct trilobites.
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, class Insecta, order Trichoptera.

caddis fly

[′kad·əs ‚flī]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for all members of the insect order Trichoptera; adults are mothlike and the immature stages are aquatic.

caddis fly

any small mothlike insect of the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of hairy wings and aquatic larvae (caddis worms)
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Green- or olive-body caddis pupa patterns seem to work best in March and April, and tan and brown patterns have an edge from May through September.
Paul Caddis celebrates his goal to make it 1-0 to the Blues
I'd seen boys who had stayed there until they were 23 or 24 and now they're out of the game because it was too late and people don't want to take a gamble on boys who hadn't played first-team football," added Caddis, who was signed by Danny Wilson.
Caddis had his best 90 minutes for Arbroath after netting two superb goals and going on several solo runs down the right flank.
Caddis believes it's now getting even tougher for the youngsters at Lennoxtown to make the big breakthrough.
Two artificial flies can match most, if not all, of this group: a cinnamon-bodied fly, #16 or thereabouts, commonly known as a Spotted Sedge or Cinnamon Caddis; and a #18 olive-bodied fly, called a little Olive Caddis or Little Sister Sedge.
at's how it turned out, Caddis nodding an equaliser in the third minute of stoppage-time after Nikola Zigic made it 2-1 in the 78th minute.
It would be great to see his celebration in front of the Rangers fans - it'd be absolutely brilliant," Caddis smiled.
Caddis (right) said: "It's been brilliant so far, the manager has been great and training has been excellent.
Whatever defensive shortcomings Caddis is perceived to have - and to be fair they weren't that apparent against Fulham - what he offers in attack is now too important to leave out.
Caddis, 27, said: "We are not a million miles away and it is the maddest league.
Paul Caddis, centre, celebrates his goal with Blues' |goalkeeper Darren Randolph, left, and Hayden Mullins.