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Alderfly Illustrated


Alderfly (Sialidae), colored pencil and watercolor
Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About alderflies:
Alderflies are "net-winged" insects about 13-18mm. Females lay eggs on stems of grass near water. Females deposit 200-500 eggs in rows on branches near water.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Class: Insecta
Order: Megaloptera
Family: Sialidae

More about alderflies:
Wikipedia: Alderfly

Also See:
alderfly larva

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