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Stonefly Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)

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» Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)
Genus in ChloroperlidaeNumber of SpecimensNumber of Pictures
AlloperlaSallflies524
KathroperlaSallflies22
ParaperlaSallflies21
SuwalliaSallflies426
SweltsaSallflies934

8 genera aren't included.
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This is page 2 of specimens of Chloroperlidae. Visit the main Chloroperlidae page for:

  • The behavior and habitat of Chloroperlidae.

Pictures of 27 Stonefly Specimens in the Family Chloroperlidae:

Specimen Page:1234
Alloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultAlloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 6 PicturesThis specimen was completely green when I collected it from among many others gathered on a midstream rock along with their nymphal shucks (
Here's an underwater view of the pupal shucks of several already-emerged Brachycentrus numerosus caddisflies.
Here's an underwater view of the pupal shucks of several already-emerged Brachycentrus numerosus caddisflies.
Shuck: The shed exoskeleton left over when an insect molts into its next stage or instar. Most often it describes the last nymphal or pupal skin exited during emergence into a winged adult.
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early in the morning. There was also a yellow one with them, which I assumed was a different species. Now that I've seen how this one started changing from green to yellow, I have to wonder if they weren't the same species and the yellow one was just older.
Collected May 29, 2007 from Brodhead Creek in Pennsylvania
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 4, 2007
Female Sweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultFemale Sweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 8 PicturesThese stoneflies--abundant during midday--seemed at first to be flying around with plain yellow bodies, but on closer inspection turn out to have striking, fiery red abdomens.

Collected June 30, 2019 from the Madison River in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 17, 2019
Sweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultSweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 2 Pictures
Collected May 15, 2006 from Lolo Creek in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 3, 2011
Female Sweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultFemale Sweltsa (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 5 Pictures
Collected June 30, 2019 from the Madison River in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 17, 2019
Sweltsa fidelis (Sallfly) Stonefly AdultSweltsa fidelis (Sallfly) Stonefly Adult View 2 Pictures
Collected July 14, 2011 from Swamp Creek in Oregon
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 14, 2011
Female Alloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultFemale Alloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 7 PicturesThese little green stoneflies were the most common bug on a June day fishing the North Fork Couer d'Alene, although the trout never rose more than sporadically to them or anything else.
Collected June 25, 2019 from the North Fork Couer d'Alene River in Idaho
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 17, 2019
Alloperla severa (Sallfly) Stonefly AdultAlloperla severa (Sallfly) Stonefly Adult View 1 PicturesAt Touchet Corral.
Collected July 9, 2011 from the Touchet River in Washington
Added to Troutnut.com by Bnewell on July 9, 2011
Alloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly AdultAlloperla (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult View 9 Pictures
Collected July 9, 2019 from Rock Creek in Montana
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on July 18, 2019
Specimen Page:1234
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