Common Mayflies, Caddisflies and Stoneflies…

Below you’ll find video-images of selected common local Mayflies, Caddisflies, and Stoneflies found in northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.  I’m archiving these images here with the hope that they may be of some educational use to local naturalists.  Enjoy!

EPHEMEROPTERA (MAYFLIES)

Baetidae or Small Minnow Mayflies

Callibaetis skokianushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4pgkrNwa1E

Leptophlebiidae or Prong-gill Mayflies

Leptophlebiahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrqzPSvhw04

Heptageniidae or Flat-headed Mayflies

Epeorushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdlWO67o-PQ

Maccaffertiumhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6B4vKUd4ts

Ephemeridae or Common Burrowing Mayflies

Hexagenia limbatahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NETADDEue6k

Palingeniidae or Riverbed Burrowing Mayflies

Pentagenia vittigarahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV2EQF9ljyk

Siphlonuridae or Primitive Minnow Mayflies

Siphlonurushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHGjHc_nIfM

Isonychidae or Brush-legged Mayflies

Isonychiahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg0axBhexTs

TRICHOPTERA (CADDISFLIES)

Hydropsyhidae or Net-spinning Caddisflies

Cheumatopsyche analishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h5tVIEJfV0

Phyganeidae or Large Caddisflies

Agrypnia glacialis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXENLtQQg5Y

Phryganeahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H71Z_Fmru_A

Ptilostomishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udHtPcy0jyM

Limnephilidae or Northern Caddisflies

Hesperophylaxhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhRQshxlZ84

Limnephilushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOoRd-_jAGo

Platycentropus radiatushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5iIzQkmiKk

Pycnopsychehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO0TQqJySlw

Leptoceridae or Long-horned Caddisflies

Leptocerushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMF3lS6o4-s

Nectopsychehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4H0-919Pf0

Triaenodes:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8fmppPTZfc

PLECOPTERA (STONEFLIES)

Perlidae or Common Stoneflies

Acroneuriahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWr-8RjyQxs

Perloidae or Predatory Stoneflies

Isoperlahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4iAqwwBI4U

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