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Costachorema sp

A free-living hydrobiosid caddisfly larva, Costachorema sp, from a small turbulent alpine stream in Canterbury, New Zealand. As the large chelae ('pincers') on their forelegs suggest, these caddis larvae are predators onother small stream insects.