Mekušac, pliva pipcima.
Any aquatic crustacean in the order Cladocera, of which there are over 400 species. The commonest species is Daphnia pulex, used in the pet trade to feed tropical fish. SYN. water-flea
Sinonimi: caddisfly | caddice fly | caddicefly
Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae; SYN. caddisfly, caddice fly, caddicefly.
Insect of the order Trichoptera. Adults are generally dull brown, mothlike, with wings covered in tiny hairs. Mouthparts are poorly developed, and many caddis flies do not feed as adults. They are usually found near water.
The larvae are aquatic, and many live in cases, open at both ends, which they make out of sand or plant remains. Some species make silk nets among aquatic vegetation to help trap food. caddis-fly