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Genus Taeniopteryx

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
Superfamily Nemouroidea
Family Taeniopterygidae (Winter Stoneflies)
Genus Taeniopteryx
Explanation of Names
Taeniopteryx Pictet 1841
'ribbon wing'
11 spp. in our area, 22 total(1)(2)(3)
Larvae have gills attached to bases of legs. Adults have small scars where the gills attached.
holarctic: across NA & Europe to C. Asia(3)