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Insect Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies)

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This is page 14 of specimens of Plecoptera. Visit the main Plecoptera page for:

  • The behavior and habitat of Plecoptera.
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  • 1 streamside picture of Plecoptera.

Pictures of 140 Stonefly Specimens:

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Isoperla (Stripetails and Yellow Stones) Stonefly NymphIsoperla (Stripetails and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Nymph View 1 PicturesThis is probably Isoperla petersoni, a very common Perlodid stonely in Alaska streams.
Collected July 9, 2010 from the Kwethluk River in Alaska
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 3, 2011
Male Claassenia sabulosa (Golden Stone) Stonefly AdultMale Claassenia sabulosa (Golden Stone) Stonefly Adult View 2 PicturesThe males have these abbreviated wings. I doubt they can fly but they can run faster than any stonefly I have seen. The also have an interesting habit of jumping.
Collected August 3, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on August 3, 2011
Alloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly NymphAlloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly Nymph View 1 Pictures
Collected June 8, 2005 from the Vermillion River in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 27, 2011
Paraperla wilsoni (Sallfly) Stonefly AdultParaperla wilsoni (Sallfly) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesThis is another stonefly that lives its nymphal life in the hyporheic zone, flood plain gravels. In this case, the gravels of a small stream, Roy's Creek, that flows into Flathead Lake at the Univ. of Montana Biological Station.
Collected May 9, 2005 from Flathead Lake in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 3, 2011
Kathroperla perdita (Sallfly) Stonefly NymphKathroperla perdita (Sallfly) Stonefly Nymph View 1 PicturesThis species is uncommonly collected except from wells. It is a hyporheic species living in the river gravels of river floodplains until it is ready to emerge.
The head shape is an important identifier.
Collected April 15, 2010 from the Flathead River-upper in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 26, 2011
Sweltsa borealis (Sallfly) Stonefly AdultSweltsa borealis (Sallfly) Stonefly Adult View 1 Pictures
Collected June 5, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on June 27, 2011
Paraleuctra occidentalis (Tiny Winter Black) Stonefly AdultParaleuctra occidentalis (Tiny Winter Black) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesMembers of the family Leuctridae are usually easily identified to family due to the "rolled" wing. They are small, nearly 1/4 " in length, black in color and emerge in early spring.
Collected March 7, 2012 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on March 20, 2012
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
Sweltsa fidelis (Sallfly) Stonefly AdultSweltsa fidelis (Sallfly) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesAnother yellow stonefly from Touchet Corral.
Collected July 9, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 9, 2011
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