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Updates from June 6, 2011

Closeup insects by Bnewell from the Touchet River in Washington

Male Isoperla fulva (Yellow Sally) Stonefly AdultMale Isoperla fulva (Yellow Sally) Stonefly Adult View 2 PicturesThese Isoperla are loaded with red parasitic mites.
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Formicidae (Ants) Ant AdultFormicidae (Ants) Insect Adult View 2 PicturesThese are very large carpenter and a common terrestrial (Terrestrial: Insects which live on land and are fed on by trout only when they incidentally fall into the water are known as "terrestrials" to fly anglers, and they're very important in late summer.) insect along mountain trout streams
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Notonectidae (Backswimmers) Backswimmer AdultNotonectidae (Backswimmers) True Bug Adult View 1 PicturesNotonectdiae adults can leave the water and fly off whenever they wish. This specimen was caught when it landed on my car. These adults are one of the few aquatic insects that can protect itself with a strong beak.
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Tipulidae (Crane Flies) Crane Fly AdultTipulidae (Crane Flies) True Fly Adult View 1 PicturesCollected near the Touchet River in Dayton, WA.
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Male Doddsia occidentalis (Willowfly) Stonefly AdultMale Doddsia occidentalis (Willowfly) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesCollected from N. Touchet River at Touchet Corral.
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Formicidae (Ants) Ant AdultFormicidae (Ants) Insect Adult View 0 PicturesAnts like these very large carpenter ants are a common forest insect and often end up in streams.
Collected June 6, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011

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