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Bug Of The Week

- KINGDOM Animalia

- SUBKINGDOM Eumetazoa

- PHYLUM Arthropoda

- SUBPHYLUM Hexapoda

- CLASS Insecta

- ORDER Plecoptera

- FAMILY Leuctridae

- GENUS Leuctra

- SPECIES sp. (2)


Leuctra sp. (2)  (Nymph  )


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I found this Leuctra in an alpine stream at 1000 meter above sea level.

As I found it, it was struggling on the surface close to the stream side, trying to emerge

as the dark wing-cases show, it was about to hatch. Body length was almost 1 cm.