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Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Plecoptera
Family Perlodidae
Common Name Stripetail, Springfly
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Terminal segment of the maxillary palpus just slightly thinner than the preceding segment
  • Cerci as long as or linger than the abdomen
  • Body usually with a distinct color pattern
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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