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Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Plecoptera
Family Leuctridae
Common Name Rolled-winged Stonefly
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Only segments 1-3 or 1-6 of the abdomen with lateral membranous folds
  • On the other segments, the sternum and the tergum are fused and form a continuous ring
  • Cross-section of the second half of the abdomen circular
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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