Perlodid stonefly nymph, Malirekus hastatus
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