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Plecoptera: Leuctridae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Perlomyia utahensis Utah Needlefly

Needham and Claassen 1925
Updated 25 July 2009

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On this website:
Leuctridae Introduction

Other Websites:
Map - Kondratieff, Boris C. and Richard W. Baumann (coordinators). 2000. Stoneflies of the United States. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. (Version 12DEC2003). http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/insects/sfly/usa/160.htm


Baumann,RW, Gaufin,AR and Surdick,RF 1977 The stoneflies (Plecoptera) of the Rocky Mountains. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 31, 1-208.
     Quote from page 104: "This species inhabitats creeks and small rivers but is most common in springs. Emergence occurs from April through July. "

Needham,JG and Claassen,PW 1925 A Monograph of the Plecoptera of North America. Entomological Society of America, Lafayette, Indiana. 397 pages.

Nelson,CH and Hanson,JF 1973 The genus Perlomyia (Plecoptera: Leuctridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 46: 187-199. Abstract

Stewart,KW and Ricker,WE 1997 The stoneflies of the Yukon. pgs 201222 in Danks,HV and Downes,JA (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. 1034 pp.
     Quote from page 209 about the genus Perlomyia: "Western Nearctic; 2 species distributed from Alaska and Yukon south to California and New Mexico. Adults dark, 7-12mm, emerging March-June depending on elevation and latitude. Found primarily in springs or spring-fed small streams. Nymphal biology largely unknown. "

Brown,WS 2009 Stoneflies (Plecoptera) of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA