bug identification
Attached is a picture of a bug that we are seeing on wintery sunny days on the outside and a few inside our house. It has wings, but does not fly. We live in a woody area in CT. We have also have had an increase of ladybugs and houseflies recently. Thank you

This is a Winter Stonefly in the family Capniidae. According to BugGuide there are 151 [identified] species in North America in 10 genera, and the: “family is distributed throughout much of North America but many species have restricted geographic ranges, and are endemic to relatively small areas.” They are also called Snowflies.

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Location: connecticut

One Response to Winter Stonefly or Snowfly

  1. Jessica says:

    I have just found one of these in my lounge room (Western Australia, currently raining and 22 degrees celcius).

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