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Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

Stonefly Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)

These stoneflies, the "little yellows" and "little greens," are quite common Summer fauna. They are spread out in a mix between the different genera. The common name for them is Sallfly.

Hatching behavior

Time of day : Morning

Egg-Laying behavior

Time of day: Afternoon and evening

Specimens of the Stonefly Family Chloroperlidae

10 Nymphs
15 Adults
5 Female Adults
1 Male Adult
Male Chloroperlidae (Sallflies) Stonefly Adult
This specimen unfortunately was blown away by the wind mid-way through the photographs, so I wasn't able to preserve it for an ID or get some of the other angles.

2 Streamside Pictures of Chloroperlidae Stoneflies:

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» Family Chloroperlidae (Sallflies)
Genus in Chloroperlidae
8 genera (Alaskaperla, Bisancora, Haploperla, Plumiperla, Rasvena, Sasquaperla, Triznaka, and Utaperla) aren't included.
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Family Range
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