Small winter stonefly, probably Capniidae family, on ice at shore of Quabbin Reservoir, 50 yards from mouth of Hop Brook. Brook was largely iced over, as was the reservoir.
Male and female stoneflies on a bridge railing, about 20 feet above the Hoosic River. Several were mating, some females seen with egg sacs.
wingless stonefly walking around on snow
I was surprised to find any insects out and about, but it was warm in the sun.
Strophopteryx sp. or Taeniopteryx sp. (Plecoptera: Nemouroidea: Taeniopterygidae). Dyke Marsh Preserve, Fairfax County, VA 19 January 2013
cf. Strophopteryx fasciata (Plecoptera: Nemouroidea: Taeniopterygidae).
Burke, Fairfax County, VA 12 March 2013
Common Stoneflies (Family Perlidae) have two tail-like cerci longer than the width of the thorax. Also notice the gills at the leg bases on this aquatic naiad. photo = Stonefly,Common_ANP_©DaveSpier_D046574iN & 46599iN
Camp Allegany, Allegany State Park, NY, during the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage
Dorsal with well developed wing pads, ventral with cervical gills.
large stonefly nymph
High elevation rheocrene in a large mountain bowl.
might also be flatheaded mayfly
Stonefly naiad exoskeleton.
smaller then the yellowish n more of a green