Order - PLECOPTERA
(Greek, plekein = to fold; pteron = wing)
Common Name: stoneflies
Distribution: Cosmopolitan

Description
Stoneflies look a bit like skinny cockroaches, but they do not have the head covered by the pronotum, and they are found near streams and rivers. Their membranous wings are held either flat over the body or rolled around the body like a cigar.

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