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Cascades Stone - Doroneuria baumanni

Native Species

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
This species of the family Perlidae is a predaceous stonefly, eating other aquatic insects-especially midges, blackflies and small mayflies. They live on the cobbles and boulders of medium to fast flowing streams.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Food Habits
Merritt and Cummins (1996) report that members of the families, Perlidae and Perlodidae, are largely predators eating other aquatic invertrebrates, especially Diptera (Chironomidae and Simuliidae, midges and blackflies) and Mayflies.

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Cascades Stone — Doroneuria baumanni.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from