Ceraclea floridana Banks, 1903

Florida ceraclean caddisfly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Leptocerus floridanus Banks, 1903; Athripsodes floridanus (Banks, 1903)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1903 or before



Biscayne Bay, Florida (southeast), USA












Original scientific description:

Banks, N. (1903). Some new neuropteroid insects. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 11: 236-243.


Other references:

Gordon, E. A. (1984). The Trichoptera of Florida: A preliminary survey, pp. 161-166. In: Morse, J. C. (ed.). Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Trichoptera, Vol. 30. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk Publishers.

Morse, John C. (1975). A phylogeny and revision of the caddisfly genus Ceraclea (Trichoptera, Leptoceridae). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 11(2): 1-97.

Morse, J. C. (1982). Trichoptera. Pp. 51-71, in R. Franz, editor, Invertebrates. Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida, vol. 6 (P.C.H. Pritchard, series editor). University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Morse, J. C. (1994). Caddisflies (Class Insecta: Order Trichoptera) (with Introduction by M. Deyrup). Pp. 501-569 in M. Deyrup and R. Franz, editors, Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida, Volume IV: Invertebrates. (R.E. Ashton, Jr., Series Editor) University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Rasmussen, A. K., and J. C. Morse. 2020. Distributional checklist of Nearctic Trichoptera (Fall 2020 Revision). Unpublished, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee. 517 pp. [Available at].


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