Stonefly nymph

Stonefly nymph

Observation - Stonefly nymph - UK and Ireland. Description: Two long antennae and two long tails show this to be a stonfly nymph. The long slender body and relatively short hind legs place this in the family Leuctridae. There are other characteristics that need to be considered such as the mouth parts but these re

Two long antennae and two long tails show this to be a stonfly nymph. The long slender body and relatively short hind legs place this in the family Leuctridae. There are other characteristics that need to be considered such as the mouth parts but these really need to be viewed under a microscope to see them properly.