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Stoneflies - Plecoptera: Capniidae of Gunnison County, Colorado

Utacapnia logana
Logan Snowfly, Tiny Winter Blacks

(Nebeker and Gaufin) 1965
Updated 12 Feb 2012
TSN 102758


The genus Utacapnia was previously included in Capnia. Older publications may refer to this species as Capnia logana.

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Introduction to Utacapnia

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/125.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. PDF
     Quote from page 92: "This species is found commonly in creeks and rivers throughout its range. It is found at rather high elevations and shows variation in wing length at different elevations and latitudes. The adults emerge from February to May. "

Kondratieff,BC and Baumann,RW 2002 A review of the stoneflies of Colorado with description of a new species of Capnia (Plecoptera: Capniidae). Transactions of American Entomological Society 128 3, 385-401.
     Quoted from page 391: "Although this species is not abundant in the state, it has been found at several localities ranging from Routt Co. to Larimer Co. in the north, and San Juan Co. to Las Animas Co. in the south."

Nebeker,AV and Gaufin,AR 1965 The Capnia columbiana complex of North America (Capniidae: Plecoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 91:467-487.
     Original description of this animal as Capnia logana.

Ruse,LP and Herrmann,SJ 2000 Plecoptera and Trichoptera species distribution related to environmental characteristics of the metal-polluted Arkansas River, Colorado. Western North American Naturalist 60 (1) 57-65. PDF

Brown, Wendy S. 2004 Plecoptera or Stoneflies of Gunnison County, Colorado