Perlodid stonefly nymph, Malirekus hastatus

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Robert Henricks

Order: Plecoptera Family: Perlodidae Genus: Malirekus Species: hastatus Size: 17 mm These nymphs can be found in our streams in central Virginia from November through March. They hatch as terrestrial insects in the spring.

Location: White Hall, VA, unnamed tributary to the Moormans River: 2/13/12

 

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