Family Phryganeidae Leach 1815 (large caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Phryganeidae

Alternative spelling: Phryganidae

Parent taxon: Plenitentoria according to W. Wichard 2013

See also Carpenter 1992, Scudder 1890, Statz 1936, Wichard et al. 2009 and Zeuner 1941

Sister taxa: Apataniidae, Brachycentridae, Goeridae, Lepidostomatidae, Limnephilidae, Limnephiloidea

Subtaxa: Agrypnia Amagupsychinae Baissophryganoides Banksiola Bembridgea Eotrichostegia Limnopsyche Neuronia Ocnerites Oligotricha Phryganea Proagrypnia Wigginsiola

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Type: Phryganea

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Ontario collections), Greenland (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene of France (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), United States (4: Idaho, Washington)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (3), Kazakhstan (1)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (8), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Colorado)

• Paleocene of France (1), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (1), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (4)

Total: 50 collections including 74 occurrences

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