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  )

Most liklely found between

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

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

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