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Genus Pteronarcys - Giant Stoneflies

Bug On Shed Wall - Pteronarcys Pteronarcys biloba Old black and leathery - Pteronarcys Is this Pteronarcys? - Pteronarcys Pteronarcys dorsata Pteronarcys dorsata Pteronarcys biloba So who is Twinkle Toes? - Pteronarcys - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
Superfamily Pteronarcyoidea
Family Pteronarcyidae (Giant Stoneflies)
Genus Pteronarcys (Giant Stoneflies)
Other Common Names
Salmonflies
Explanation of Names
Pteronarcys Newman 1838
Greek pteron (πτηρον) 'feather, wing' + arkys (αρκυς) 'net'
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, 10 total(1)(2)
Range
holarctic (2 spp. in E. Asia), incl. much of NA, significantly more diverse in the west and in the Appalachians(1)(2)
See Also
Pteronarcella (smaller, not found east of the Rocky Mts)