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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.

Acroneuria abnormis (Golden Stone) Stonefly Nymph Pictures

This stonefly was collected from Paradise Creek in Pennsylvania on May 29th, 2007 and added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on June 4th, 2007.

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Hate to do this again....
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Posted by PeterO on Jun 6, 2007
Last reply on Oct 1, 2010 by GONZO

This is actually a specimen of Acroneuria abnormis. Paragnetina species have a complete set of spinules/setae on the occiput, which this guy is lacking. On a semi-related subject, could you forward me the collection data for the Arcynopteryx paralella you got from the Catskills? Thanks a bunch.

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