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(Ancient Greek - pleco = folded or braided ; pteron = wing)

Aquatic insects that live in running water as larvae.


Insects in this order

  • Predatory Stonefly

    [[{"fid":"459","view_mode":"image_left","attributes":{"alt":"Diura bicaudata male","title":"Diura bicaudata male","height":"538","width":"807","class":"media-element file-image-left"},"type":"media"}]]Stoneflies are freshwater invertebrates and most species live in fast flowing upland freshwater...

Did you know?

Most loved insect in the UK

Probably ladybirds (50+ UK species), beloved of children’s rhymes and many are useful predators of greenfly.

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