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Acroneuria lycorias (Boreal Stone)

Synonyms: Perla excavata; Perla lycorias; Perla navalis; Perla perbranchiata; Perla riparia

Wikipedia Abstract

Acroneuria lycorias or the Boreal Stonefly is a species of stonefly native to North America. The species is named after the Nereid Lycorias of Greek mythology.The species is found in North America. It ranges from northern Quebec southwards through New England to Florida and westwards to Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Tennessee. In Alberta, the species is known from boreal streams. The insect frequents large cold water bodies and has a life cycle of three years. The nymphs are aquatic and carnivorous. While large stoneflies are not endangered, like all stoneflies, they are very sensitive to pollution.
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Distribution

Northern America (Western Canada, Eastern Canada, North-Central U.S.A., Northeastern U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A.) Canada: MB, NB, NS, ON, PQ, SK. USA: CT, KY, IA, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, WI, WV.;

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