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Pteronarcys californica

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

Perlodidae (Springflies and Yellow Stones) Stonefly Adult Pictures

This stonefly was collected from the Beaverkill River in New York on May 7th, 2005 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on May 16th, 2006.

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Posted by DMM on Nov 26, 2006
Last reply on Jun 9, 2016 by Troutnut
I am not 100% sure, but I think it is a Chloroperlid. If not, it is a Perlodid (I don't think it is though). Do you have pictures of outstretched wings? Do you know the size?

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