An apparently dead stick!

Evangelical Magazine with which is issued The Missionary Chronicle, vol. 15, Londres, 1885, p. 271.

Among water-insects, the well-know larva of the Caddis-fly, commonly called the Cadddis-worms, secure in its self-made nest of gravel, sand, and tiny sticks. Resembles a piece of decayed stick kying among the stones, etc., at the bottom of the pond, and soi s able not only to preserve itself from attack, but also to seize its own food in its turn, the victims to its predatory propensities not for an instant suspecting any danger from an apparently dead stick!