Obscure dark colours

Maria. E. Catlow, Popular British Entomology, Londres, Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848, p. 154.


The insects of this genus are found near water and are called Caddice-Flies or Water-Moths, and the larvae, caddice worms, in which state they reside in the water in cases made of sand, shells, &c. ; the perfect insects are generally of obscure dark colours.