What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

UK fly
Hi,
Would you be kind enough to identify this UK fly? I find it common on freshwater lakes here in the UK whilst fishing. They are very tame and slow moving.
Lee.

Hi Lee,
We thought this was a Stonefly, but Eric Eaton set us straight. He wrote: “The stonefly is actually an alderfly, family Sialidae, order Megaloptera (or Neuroptera, depending on which authority you consult). ” Alderfliesflies have aquatic larvae.

(05/15/2007) UK stonefly ID question
I was looking at you page this morning and had a question about the picture of the possible UK stonefly. It looks alot like an alderfly to me. Just thought I would let you know what I thought it was.
Chad

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Share →
Add Comment Register



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>