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Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Agnetina capitata (Golden Stone) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

This stonefly was collected from Salmon Creek in New York on March 29th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on April 7th, 2006.

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Probably Agnetina capitata
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Posted by GONZO on Oct 4, 2006
Last reply on Mar 23, 2011 by Jmd123
The row of spinules across the back of the head in combination with the presence of anal gills indicates that Agnetina is the likely genus; and the dorsal pattern appears to be classic capitata.

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