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Plecoptera (Stonefly) Species List for Gunnison County, Colorado

Updated 27 April 2016

More information from the Plecoptera Species File hosted by the Illinois Natural History Survey

560 Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Plecoptera
Suborder Arctoperlaria
Group Euholognatha
Group Systellognatha

Sources for Gunnison County records

Alexander,KD; Stewart,KW 1999 Revision of genus Suwallia Ricker (Plecoptera: Chloroperlidae). Transactions of American Entomological Society 125 3, 185-250.

Baumann, RW, Gaufin,AR, Surdick, RF 1977 The stoneflies (Plecoptera) of the Rocky Mountains. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 31, 1-208. PDF

DeWalt,RE; Maehr,MD; Neu-Becker,U and Stueber,G 2017 Plecoptera Species File Online. Version 5.0/5.0. [5Aug2017]. .

Kondratieff, BC. and RW. Baumann (coordinators). 2003 Stoneflies of the United States. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. This website has disappeared as of 2015.

USGS National Water Quality Assessment Data Warehouse (NAWQA) Data as of 1Sep2005

Peckarsky, BL Dodson,SI, Conklin, DJ 1985 A key to the aquatic insects of streams in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab, including chironomid larvae from streams and ponds. Colorado Division of Wildlife, Denver CO. 47 pages.

Stark,BP; Oblad,P; Briant,R and Gaufin,AR 1973 An annotated list of the stoneflies (Plecoptera) of Colorado Part 1. Entomological News 84:269-277.

Brown,WS 2004 Plecoptera or Stoneflies of Gunnison County, Colorado, USA

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