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Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Plecoptera
Family Chloroperlidae
Common name Green Stonefly
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Thorax terga usually without distinct pigment pattern
  • Cerci short, extending at most 3/4 of the length of the abdomen
  • Terminal segment of maxillary palpus thinner than the preceding segment
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Merritt, R W., K W. Cummins, and M B. Berg. An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Company, 2008