Agapetus denningi Ross

Denning’s Agapetus Caddisfly (Agapetus denningi)

This species was described in 1951; it is only known from the type location: Rouge River National Forest in Jackson County, Oregon, USA.

Length 5 mm. Color dark brown, slightly lighter on legs and venter.” [1]


The species seems to have never been recorded since its description and is thought to be likely extinct.



[1] Herbert H. Ross: Phylogeny and biogeography of the caddisflies of the genera Agapetus and Electragapetus (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 41(11): 347-356. 1951


edited: 13.08.2022