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The Specimen

Agnetina capitata (Golden Stone) Stonefly NymphAgnetina capitata (Golden Stone) Stonefly Nymph View 3 PicturesI took a few closeup pictures of this stonely with my old camera and a microscope.
Collected November 15, 2004 from Fall Creek in New York
Added to Troutnut.com by on April 12, 2006

The Discussion

EntomanApril 8th, 2013, 7:27 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
The occipital ridge shows this specimen to be in the subfamily Perlinae. The distinctive head markings connote a form of Agnetina capitata I've seen in photos of Midwestern specimens. I'm not positive on this one as I can't vouch for the accuracy of the photos compared with it, but I hated to see this guy languish on the family page when it's clearly Perlinae.

Compare the pronotal and head markings with this specimen. Heck, the whole dorsum is a good match. It seems a credible site.
http://www.shl.uiowa.edu/env/limnology/macroinvertebrates/Plecoptera/Perlidae/Agnetina%20capitata16x12.jpg
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