» Genus Pteronarcys (Salmonflies)
3 species aren't included.
This is page 2 of specimens of Pteronarcys. Visit the main Pteronarcys page for:
- The behavior and habitat of Pteronarcys.
Pictures of 14 Stonefly Specimens in the Genus Pteronarcys:
Pteronarcys californica (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Nymph
View 2 PicturesHere are two size classes of Pteronarcys nymphs. These probably represent two different generations. The largest will probably emerge next spring and the other in two years. There is probably another generation, smaller, I did not collect. In a Canadian study they discovered Pteronarcys eggs do not all hatch simultaneously but hatch for a period of nearly two years, making their egg/nymphal life 5 years. The other photo is of a curled nymph, a typical response to disturbance.