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Genus Perlesta

Green-Winged Stoneflies (Isoperlinae) ? - Perlesta - male - female Isoperla? - Perlesta unidentified stonefly - Perlesta Two-lined Stripetail - Perlesta Perlid stonefly, genus Perlesta - Perlesta Stonefly - Perlesta stonefly - Perlesta Stonefly - Perlesta xube
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
Superfamily Perloidea
Family Perlidae (Common Stoneflies)
Subfamily Acroneuriinae
Genus Perlesta
Explanation of Names
Perlesta Banks 1906
24 spp. in our area (17 in contiguous US), 30 total(1)(2)(3)
e. NA & ?Oriental(3)