PHYLUM
CLASS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
CLASS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
GENUS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
CLASS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
ORDER
FAMILY
GENUS
GENUS
FAMILY
GENUS
Family Overview
The mouthparts are slender, needle-like; the antennae are short and hidden from dorsal view; the body is parallel-sided and at least ¼ inch (5 mm) long; the front legs are slender; the middle and hind legs are fringed with swimming hairs; the hind legs are long and flattened, oar-like; swims upside down.
Characteristics
POLLUTION TOLERANCE
0 = least tolerant, 10 = most tolerant
FEEDING HABITS
Piercer / Predator
MOVEMENT
Climber
Swimmer
Media
iNaturalist is an online social network and crowdsourced species identification platform
Diagnostic Characters
+ Expanded Character List
Order: Adults: With or without wings. If wings present, forewings typically leathery or hard basally and translucent and flexible apically. Nymphs: With or without wing pads. Segmented legs present. Mandibles hidden within needle-like beak in adults and nymphs.
Family: The mouthparts are slender, needle-like; the antennae are short and hidden from dorsal view; the body is parallel-sided and at least ¼ inch (5 mm) long; the front legs are slender; the middle and hind legs are fringed with swimming hairs; the hind legs are long and flattened, oar-like; swims upside down.